This study was conducted with the aim of investigating the peer relationships and peer victimization of individuals who do sports. The population of the study consisted of individuals who do sports in Fırat University while the sample of the study consisted of 200 individuals who were randomly chosen. In our study, the Peer Relationship Scale, which was developed by Bukowski, Hoza and Boivin and adapted to Turkish by Atik, Doğan et al. and the Bully/Victim Scale, which was developed by Olweus and adapted to Turkish by Dölek, were used to conduct the investigation of peer relationships and peer victimization of individuals who do sports. For the statistical analysis in the study, because the distribution was normal, frequency calculation, percentage calculation, t-test for two-group comparisons and ANOVA test for multiple-group comparisons were conducted. The participants in the study included 51.0% of males and 63.5% of 18-22 years old individuals. It was also determined that 48.0% of them lived in cities while 89.0% of them had education at the undergraduate level. In the evaluation of the monthly income levels of the participants, it was determined that 55.0% of them had income levels that were less than 1.000 TL (Turkish Liras). As a conclusion of the investigation of peer relationships and peer victimization tendencies of individuals who do sports, it was observed that males were more dominant in peer relationships, negative reflection, lack of emotional sharing and victimization tendencies while it was determined that the 18-22 years old group adopted more compared to those in the 28-32 years old group. No significant difference was observed in the variables of the place of residence, education or monthly income level.
Athletes, Victimization, Turkey.
|Author :||Fatih Mehmet UĞURLU - Yakup KILIÇ, Eyyup YILDIRIM|
|Number of pages:||570-582|