The Relationship between Future Time Perception and Optimism: An Example of Physical Education and Sports School Students


Demirel D. H. , SERDAR E. , Demirel M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, cilt.9, ss.109-116, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.109-116

Özet

The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between perception of the future time and optimism levels of physical education and sports school students. The study group, non-probability sampling method chosen by Dumlupmar University for school of physical education and sports and studying in the average age was 22,49 +/- 2,76, totally 405 university students participated in the study voluntarily. In the study, "Future Time Perception Scale" developed by Husman and Shell (32) and adapted by Avc1 and Erden (57) and "Optimism Scale "developed by Balci and Yilmaz (22) were used. Percentage and frequency methods for determining the distribution of participants' personal information; Shapiro Wilks normality test was applied to determine whether the data had normal distribution and as a result of the analysis of the data after it was understood that the data were in accordance with the parametric test conditions; Independent T test, MANOVA, ANOVA and Pearson Correlation tests were used. According to the analysis results; significant differences were found in both participants' perception of future time and optimism levels according to "Gender" and "Satisfaction with The Department They Read" There was a significant difference between the participants' perception of future time according to "Department" variables and optimism levels according to "Age" variable. A positive and significant relationship was found between the participants' perception of future time and their optimism levels. As a result, it was found that the participants' perception of future time and their optimism levels differed significantly according to some demographic variables.