Analysis of the Relationship Between Body Perception Levels and Social Appearance Anxieties in the Students of School of Physical Education and Sports

Turan Çetinkaya


The aim of this research is to analyse the relationship between body perceptions and social appearance anxiety of the students that are in physical education and sports departments. 240 students that are studying in the departments of Physical Education and Sports Teaching, Sports Management and Coaching Training at Ahi Evran University, School of Physical Education and Sports, participated in the research. Personal information form, body perception scale and social appearance anxiety scale were used as data collection tools in the research. Distribution, frequency, t test and colleration analysis were performed in comparison of the relevant data. As a result of statistical analysis, there was no significant difference in body perception scores of the participants in terms of gender, smoking and alcohol use, but there was a significant difference in terms of licensed athletic variances. In the colleration analysis, significant negative relation between the participants' body perceptions and social anxiety scores were detected.

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

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