The Examination of Exercise Addiction Levels of University Students Studying in Health Field

Ergün Çakir


The aim of this study was to determine the exercise addiction levels of Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Vocational School of Health Services and Health Vocational School Students. The population of the study consisted of the students studying in Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Health Services Vocational School and Health Vocational School. The Exercise Addiction Scale (ESS), eveloped by Tekkurşun Demir et al. (2018) was applied to the participants. Significant differences were found in comparisons (a) between age and over-focussing and change of emotion, (b) gender and postponement of individual-social needs and conflict, (c) regular sporting and conflict, (d) tolerance development and passion, (e) sporting frequency and over-focussing and change of emotion,(p <0.05). As a result, it was determined that age, sex, the frequency of doing sports and regular sporting affected exercise addiction.

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