In Turkey, factors which urge physically handicapped sporters to start badminton sport and their expectations


Arslan E. , Atli M. , Özkan Z. , Kaplan Ş.

ERPA International Congresses on Education (ERPA), Budapest, Macaristan, 18 - 21 Mayıs 2017, cilt.37 identifier

Özet

The purpose of the study is to determine factors, which lead physically handicapped badminton players in Turkey to tend towards badminton sport, and expectations of sporters. 45 (Male: 29 Female: 16) physically handicapped sporters, who participated in Turkey Bandminton Championship for Physically Handicapped, which was arranged in Antalya on 24-26 February, 2017, from different cities, attended the study voluntarily. Developed by Sunay and his colluages [13], tendency to sports and expectation survey was used in badminton branch after expert opinions, firstly, were received and necessary regulations were made for using it in our study. In order to determine whether the difference between opinions of sporters, attending the study, according to their genders, their ages, their best sport degrees, their sport years, their parents' educational backgrounds and jobs, is important or not, one-way analysis of variance was used. To identify resource of the difference, Duncan's multiple range test was used. Kruskal Wallis H test was used when normality and homogeneity of variances were not provided. Value of p for comparisons was taken as 0,05. Consequently, it was determined that, in Turkey, effects of environment, friend-peer group and trainer on sporters playing at elite level as physically handicapped are high in starting badminton firstly while effects of sport complex, parents and siblings, mass media such as television and media organs on tendency to badminton are quite low. It was ascertained that liking badminton sport and delighting in earning success were effective as the reasons of physically handicappeds' playing badminton sport and their expectations were, firstly, to be chosen for national team and to be national team sporters.