Analysis of Students’ Sport Attitude Levels in Vocational School of Health Care Services

  •  Erdal Bal    
  •  Nedim Malkoç    


This study uses method to determine the levels of sport attitude of vocational school of health students in various health departments. It is important to determine the sports attitude level of university students. Socio-demographic information form of students consisting of 8 items was created to examine the attitude of students studying in the field of exercise, sports and health, which are among the main factors of health. In the second part of the questionnaire, "Sport-Oriented Attitude Scale" was used which is composed of 28 items and 3 sub-dimensions and validity and reliability study of the scale was performed by Şentürk (2015). A total of 382 people, 25.9% male and 74.1% female participated. Results revealed that sport attitude scores of males are higher than females’, and a statistically significant difference was found (p<0.5). Participants who were 28 years old and above had higher scores than others in terms of being interested in sport (p<0.006), giving importance to sport (p<0.027) and doing sport actively (p<0.017) and there was a statistically significant difference between them. However, a statistically significant difference was observed between the individuals’ sport status, their income level, place of residence, age and gender.

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