Investigation of Sportsmanship Behaviors of Athletes Participating in Intercollegiate Basketball Competitions
Yıldırım Gökhan GENCER, Oğuzhan EROĞLU, Yunus YILDIRIM
Journal Title:INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RECREATION AND SPORT SCIENCE
This study focused on investigating sportsmanship behaviors of athletes participating in intercollegiate basketball competitions. Study group was composed of 148 athletes participating in Intercollegiate Basketball Competitions organized in Mersin and Çorum Provinces during 2017-2018. In the study, “Sportsmanship Scale” was used as data collection tool. In the study, it was found that sportsmanship levels of athletes participating in basketball competitions was at moderate level and sportsmanship behaviors did not change statistically in terms of sex, department and position variables p>0.05. Besides, it may be argued that students attending School of Physical Education and Sports had higher level of sportsmanship as compared to students attending other departments.