Does 12-Week Latin Dance Training Affect the Self-Confidence of the University Students?

  •  Odemis Meric    
  •  Adilogullari Ilhan    


In this research, it is aimed to investigate the effect of 12-week Latin dance training on the self confidence of university students. This research was conducted with a total of 60 students, including 30 students as control and 30 students as working group. 33-item self-confidence scale developed by Akin (2007) was applied to both control and working group. Latin dance training was carried out once a week (2 hours) for a total of 24 hours, in 12 weeks. SPSS 16.0 was used for the evaluation of the data obtained in the study. Percetage, frequency, Paired Sample and Independent t-test were used for the analysis of the data. When post-test scores of self-confidence were evaluated, score of working group was found to be statistically significant compared to control group. According to the result of the research, it might be said that 12-week Latin dance training had increased the self confidence of the participants.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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