EXAMINATION OF LEISURE SATISFACTION LEVELS OF INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATING IN RECREATIVE DANCE ACTIVITIES

Ayyildiz Tebessüm, Gokyürek Belgin
2016 Romania The journal is indexed in: Ebsco, SPORTDiscus, INDEX COPERNICUS JOURNAL MASTER LIST   unpublished
* Aim.The purpose of this study was to investigate the leisure satisfaction levels of individuals, who attend to dance activities as a recreational activity in dance course, in relationship with leisure satisfaction levels and some demographic features of participants. Methods. The data were obtained by the "Leisure Satisfaction Scale (LSS) (Beard, Ragheb, 1980), which was examined for reliability and validity then reduced to a shorter version of 39 question (Karlı and etc.,2008). In analysis
more » ... the study t-test is used to determinate the differences of gender ,marital status and having a child variables' effect on leisure satisfaction levels, meanwhile One Way Variance Analysis (ANOVA) is used to determinate differences of age ,education level and income variables' effect on leisure satisfaction level. Results.The results of this study indicated that; the highest point of leisure satisfaction were found in relaxion subdimension and the lowest point is were found in physiologic subdimension. There is not statistical significant differences between gender and leisure satisfaction level but there are significant relationships between age group, education level, income level, marital status and having a child variables. Conclusion. As result; when age level and income level increases, leisure satisfaction levels increase accordingly. The leisure satisfaction levels were found higher when participants' marital status is single and when there is no child.
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