Analysis of Bridge Player Profiles According to Their Intelligence Areas

Fatma Pervin Bilir, Yeliz Sirin


The aim of this study is to figure out profiles of bridge players and analyzing them according to their intelligence areas. The sample of the study is consist of 100 volunteers out of 200 bridge players who have attended "Çukurova open double bridge championship" in Adana, Turkey at February 2016. Data have been collected via "Personal Information Form" and "Multiple Intelligence Areas Assessment Scale" developed by Gülşen (2015). Data have been analyzed not only via descriptive statistics but also Mann Whitney U test was used for double comparison and Kruskal Wallis H test for multiple comparison. The profile of the players contributed to the study is; 30% women, 70% men, 25% of the population is between 51 and 60 years age, 67% is married, 71% has bachelor degree, 57% is working for government sector and 33% for private sector. Most of the players are working as teacher, engineer, or medical doctor and 50% of the population is performing a physical activity like walking, football and basketball. It is found that players' internal intelligence area is the highest among all intelligence areas; additionally the lowest one is found as the rhythmic intelligence. It is determined that the players' from different business sectors have significant differences among internal, analytic, interpersonal, physical/kinesthetic intelligence areas, and significant difference is determined for the physical/kinesthetic intelligence among the players who perform physical activities and who do not.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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