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Published: 18 July 2022

Investigation of the Effects of Teachers' Participation in Sportive Recreational Activities on Assertiveness and Hopelessness

Ilker Gunel, Serkan Hacicaferoglu

Usak University (Turkey), Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)

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10.31014/aior.1993.05.03.526

Pages: 78-86

Keywords: Hopelessness, Assertiveness, Recreational Activities, Sedentary Women Teachers

Abstract

This study was carried out to examine the effect of sportive recreational activities, in which female teachers teaching in different branches, participate on assertiveness and hopelessness. In order to determine the effects of assertiveness and hopelessness, the method of applying pre-test and post-test to the participants was followed in the study. Assertiveness and hopelessness levels of the participants were collected using the “Beck Hopelessness” and “Rathus Assertiveness” scales. Descriptive statistics and ANOVA test were used in the analysis of the data. As a result of the research, it was determined that there was a statistically significant difference between the first test and post-test mean scores of the hopelessness and assertiveness levels of the sedentary women in the experimental group who performed recreational activities, while there was no significant difference between the first-test and post-test mean scores in the control group. In addition, it was determined that sedentary female teachers who participated in regular recreational activities for twelve weeks had a significant decrease in hopelessness levels and an increase in assertiveness levels. In this context, it can be said that directing sedander female teachers to sportive recreational activities will be more efficient in coping with hopelessness and increasing the sense of assertiveness, and will contribute to the education processes.

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