Journal of
Physical Education and Sport Management

  • Abbreviation: J. Phys. Educ. Sport Manag.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6486
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPESM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 78

Article in Press

EVALUATION OF HEALTHY LIVING STYLE BEHAVIOURS OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (ADIYAMAN CITY EXAMPLE)

YASÄ°N KARACA, Aysel NAMLI, Cemal GÃœNDOÄžDU

  •  Accepted: 28 October 2016
This study was done to obtain if healthy living style behaviours of high school students that are educating in Adıyaman city centre show difference according to gender, class and school type variables. The students educating in high schools belonging to provincial directorate of education of Adıyaman city in 2015-2016 academic year formed the population of research. The participant students were chosen by using random sampling method. In order to obtain research datas, personal information form consisting demographic datas and the variability and reliability study of scale that was developed by Walker et. al (1987) as 48 iteams and then became 52 items by being added 4 more items, was done by Akça (1998). The scale is consisted of six sub dimensions as health responsibility, physical activity, nutrition, spritual development, interpersonal relations and stress management. Research findings show that healthy living style behaviours of students are at “sometimes” level. Healthy living style behaviours of high school students were found to have difference between levels of scale according to school type, gender, class variables.

Keywords: High school students, Adolescence period, Healthy Living Style