Physical Activity Level Sport Participation and Parental Education Level in Turkish Junior High School Students

2002-01-01
Koçak, Mehmet Settar
KİN İŞLER, AYŞE
ÇİÇEK, ŞEREF
This study examined physical activity level, sport participation, and parental education level in 333 female and 359 male Turkish junior high school students. Student's physical activity level, sport participation, and parental education level were determined by a questionnaire with three sections. Independent samples t-test results revealed higher physical activity level and chi-square results indicated higher sport participation for boys when compared with girls. In addition significant negative correlations have been found between MET values and father and mother education for the total sample and for female students; however, negative correlations between MET values and parental education were not significant for boys.
Pediatric Exercise Science

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Citation Formats
M. S. Koçak, A. KİN İŞLER, and Ş. ÇİÇEK, “Physical Activity Level Sport Participation and Parental Education Level in Turkish Junior High School Students,” Pediatric Exercise Science, pp. 147–154, 2002, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/48015.