ISSN:2148-2489

INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL SUPPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS


People have regular interactions with other people from birth. As a result of that fact, social relationships between people affect life standards of a single person. When there are good relationship between a person and other people around him/her, that person has better life standards and physical and emotional well-being level increases. On the contrary, when that person has negative social relationships with other people, there becomes a decrease at life standards and physical and emotional well-being. A person wants to know that there are people ready to help him/her when he/she faces with difficulties and when stress level increases. Social support becomes an important term at those points. Social support may be described as sum of material and emotional support a person get from other people and institutions when needed.Another important topic affecting life of a person is physical activity. Especially nowadays, outcomes of technological developments make people inactive. That situation may result in serious health problems. At that study, it is aimed to examine relationship between social support and physical activity at high school students.In order to reach the aim of the study, Survey technique is used with 980 students. At the end of the study, it is seen that there is a relationship between social support and physical activity.


Keywords


Support, Social Support, Physical Activity, Physical Activity at High School Students

Author : Ayhan İLHAN - Cengiz TAŞKIN
Number of pages: 307-313
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/ASOS.36790
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The Journal of Academic Social Sciences
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