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Kids say the darndest things: PETE program assessment through the eyes of students
McCullick, Bryan; Metzler, Mike; Cicek, Seref; Jackson, Josephine; Vickers, Brad (2008-01-01)
An ever-increasing focus on accountability in teacher education has augmented the importance of physical education teacher education (PETE) programs to develop procedures for assessing their candidates and completers-the s...
Self-concept and body image of Turkish high school male athletes and nonathletes
Asci, FH; Gokmen, H; Tiryaki, G; Asci, A (1997-12-01)
This study was conducted to determine the differences in self-concept and body image satisfaction and the relation between self-concept and body image among 174 Turkish high school male athletes and 174 nonathletes. The su...
The Role of Perceived Social Support on Physical Activity Participation of 6th to 8th Grade Students
Hunuk, Deniz; Ozdemir, Recep Ali; Yildirim, Gulsen; Asci, Hulya (2013-10-01)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of perceived social support on 6th, 7th and 8th grade students' physical activity levels with regard to gender and school type (private versus public). In this study, b...
Cross-cultural validity and reliability of physical self-perception profile
Asci, FH; Asci, A; Zorba, E (1999-07-01)
The purpose of this study was to test the reliability and validity of "Physical Self-Perception Profile" for Turkish university, students. "Physical Self-Perception Profile" includes 5 subdomains which measure perception o...
The relationship of self-concept and perceived athletic competence to physical activity level and gender among Turkish early adolescents
Asci, FH; Kosar, SN; Isler, AK (2001-09-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine the self-concept and perceived athletic competence of Turkish early adolescents in relation to physical activity level and gender. Self-concept was assessed using the Piers-Harris C...
Influence of Leg Dominance on Single-Leg Stance Performance During Dynamic Conditions: An Investigation into the Validity of Symmetry Hypothesis for Dynamic Postural Control in Healthy Individuals
CUĞ, MUTLU; Ozdemir, Recep Ali; Ak, Emre (2014-03-01)
Objective: The primary purpose of the present study was to examine differences in balance performance between the dominant and nondominant legs during dynamic balance tasks in healthy individuals with no regular exercise b...
Possible interactions between antioxidant enzymes and free sialic acids in saliva: A preliminary study on elite judoists
Cavas, L; Arpinar, P; Yurdakoc, K (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2005-12-01)
Measurement of antioxidant enzyme activities is of great importance in the evaluation of oxidative stress in human metabolism. Sialic acids are also vital bio-markers for some diseases such as acute myocardial infarction a...
Somatotype as a predictor of psychological characteristics of female university students
Asci, FH; Kin, A; Kosar, SN (2001-01-01)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the interrelationship between somatotype and psychological characteristics including physical self-perception, self-concept and anxiety. Ninety-eight volunteer female university...
ZİYAGİL, MEHMET AKİF; Cengiz, Asim; Aksoy, Yener (2016-01-01)
This study was aimed to investigate relationship among aerobic power, 10 meters and 100 meters sprint running speed, vertical jump and physical properties of male and female adolescents who engaged in regular physical acti...
A cross-cultural evaluation of a multidimensional and hierarchical model of physical self-perceptions in three national samples
Hagger, MS; Asci, FH; Lindwall, M (Wiley, 2004-05-01)
A multidimensional and hierarchical model of self-perceptions in the physical domain was evaluated in samples from 3 nations: Great Britain, Sweden, and Turkey. The Physical Self-Perception Profile (PSPP; Fox & Corbin, 198...