An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Doing Sports Situation, Gender and Age Variations in Sadness Management in Children

2018 European Journal of Educational Research  
This study was conducted with the aim of investigating the effect of doing sports, gender and age variables on sadness management of students. The universe of the research was 558 students (age average = 11,96 ± 1,29), including 308 female and 250 male students studying in the secondary school of in Karaman between 2017-2018 period. In addition to the personal information form prepared by the researcher as a data collection tool in the research, "Child Sadness Management Scale" developed by
more » ... n et al., adapted to the Turkish language by Akin et al. was used. MANOVA and ANOVA analysis were performed in the solution and interpretation of the data. At the end of the study; it can be said that the levels of Inhibition from the sadness management subdimensions of the participants are in the middle level, Emotion Regulation Coping levels are above the mid -level and Dysregulated-Expression levels are low. There was a significant difference between doing sports variable of the participants and the Inhibition dimension and between the gender variable and sub-dimension of the Dysregulated-Expression, but there was no significant difference between age variable and sub-dimensions of the sadness management.
doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.827 fatcat:kdcv3ypdhvhbre43cco6gyx7wm