Research Article
The Effect of Leisure Literacy on Leisure Exercise in University Students

Tebessum Ayyildiz Durhan

APA 7th edition
Durhan, T.A. (2020). The Effect Of Leisure Literacy On Leisure Exercise In University Students. International Journal of Educational Methodology, 6(2), 381-392.

Durhan T.A. 2020 'The Effect Of Leisure Literacy On Leisure Exercise In University Students', International Journal of Educational Methodology, 6(2), pp. 381-392.
Chicago 16th edition
Durhan Tebessum Ayyildiz. "The Effect Of Leisure Literacy On Leisure Exercise In University Students," International Journal of Educational Methodology 6, no. 2 (2020): 381-392.


Within the scope of the research, which aims to determine the leisure literacy and leisure exercise levels of the university students who volunteer in sports organizations, it is aimed to analyze the relationship and the differences of certain variables with measurement tools, as well as to examine the relationship and impact between leisure literacy and leisure exercise. In this context, 207 sports organization volunteers who participated in the study participated in the data collection, as well as a demographic information form, as well as the “Leisure Literacy Scale” and “Leisure-Time Exercise Scale" was used. In this study, the internal reliability coefficient for the Leisure literacy scale was .94 and .70 for the leisure exersice questionnaire. Descriptive statistics, independent sample t test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) test and Tukey (HSD-LSD) test and Pearson Correlation test and regression analysis were used for data analysis. The findings reveal that participants have high leisure literacy (81.25 ± 14.04) and men exhibit more active leisure exercise levels, certain variables change leisure literacy and leisure exercise levels. On the other hand, positive strong relationships between leisure literacy and leisure exercise were determined, and leisure literacy was found to have a positive effect on leisure exercise level. As a result of the research, it can be stated that the volunteer participants who take part in sports organizations and evaluate their leisure time actively, the literacy knowledge, background and action level for their leisure time is an important factor that makes individuals spend their leisure by exercising.

Keywords: Sports organization, volunteer, university students, leisure literacy, leisure time exercise.


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