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The Journal of International Anatolia Sport Science Determination Of Self-Esteem In Decision Making And Decision Making Styles Of The Students Participating In Sportive Recreational Activities [J Int Anatolia Sport Sci ]
J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2016; 1(1): 68-84 | DOI: 10.22326/ijass.6

Determination Of Self-Esteem In Decision Making And Decision Making Styles Of The Students Participating In Sportive Recreational Activities

Sefa Şahan Birol1, Alparslan Ince2
1Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Yüksekokulu, Karaman, TÜRKİYE
2Ordu Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi Ve Spor Yüksekokulu, Ordu, Türki̇ye

This research was done with the aim of determining of self esteem in decision making and decision making styles
of the students participating in sportive recreational activities in Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University. Descriptive
method, one of the quantitative research methods, was adopted as the search model. Research group consisted of
258 male athletes who participated in sportive recreational activities. “The Melbourne Deciding Scale (MDS)”
developed by Mann et al. and adapted into Turkish by Deniz in 2004 and “Personal Information Form” which was
developed by researcher in order to determine personal characteristic of athletes, were used as data collection tool.
Unique sample Kolmogorov Smirnov Test was used in order to see whether measurements were proper for normal
dispersion. Kruskal-Wallis Test and Mann Whitney U test were used on analyzing and interpreting of data since it
was a unnormal dispersion and meaningfulness was determined as P<0,05. SPSS 21 (Statistical package for social
sciences) packet programme was used for evaluating data and finding calculated values. It can be said that the self
esteem in decision making point average of the athletes participated in the research with (Mean= 5,23), careful
decision making style point average (Mean=5,01), avoidant decision making style point average (Mean=5,65),
postponer decision Making style point average (Mean=4,58) and panic decision making style point average were
low with (Mean=4,17). Meaningful difference was found in terms of personal characteristics on self esteem in
decision making and decision making styles of participants’ age, class which they study at, father occupation,
father education, active sports situation and sports type variables. However, meaningful difference was not found
on place where they live, mother occupation, mother education, Is your free time enough? and How do you spend
your free time? variables.

Keywords: Decision Making, Athlete, University

Sefa Şahan Birol, Alparslan Ince. Determination Of Self-Esteem In Decision Making And Decision Making Styles Of The Students Participating In Sportive Recreational Activities. J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2016; 1(1): 68-84

Corresponding Author: Sefa Şahan Birol, Türkiye

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