Investigation of University Students’ Attitudes to Play Educational Games and Games Consisting of Physical Activity

Osman Gumusgul


The aim of this study was to investigate attitudes of university students to play educational games and games
consisting of physical activity. Totally, 514 students (187 male, 327 female) were taken part in this research. Data
was gathered through Attitudes to Play Games Consist of Physical Activity Scale (Playfulness Scale) which was
developed by Hazar (2014). The scale has 23 items. In evaluation part for questionnaires answered by participants,
Kolmogorov Smirnov normality test, Mann Whitney-U and Kruskal Wallis tests were applied. According to the
results, it was statistically determined that there were significant differences between playing games consist of
physical activity attitudes and gender, practicing any sport licenced and age (p<0,05); but there were not significant
differences on analyses done for academic success (p>0,05).

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