Surveying the Level of Perceived Freedom of University Students in their Leisure Time

Veli Ozan Çakır


The purpose of this study is to investigate the level of perceived freedom of university students in their leisure time with respect to various parameters. The sample group of the study has been selected with purposive sampling method among Dumlupinar University PE and Sports College students with an average age of 22.49±2.76, of whom 192 are male and 98 are female, with a total of 290 students. In the study, “Freedom Perceived in Leisure Time Scale” which has been developed by Witt and Ellis (1985) and adapted to Turkish by Lapa and Tercan (2017), has been used. To determine the personal information of participants percentage and frequency methods, and to determine whether the data has normal distribution or not Shapiro Wilks normality test has been conducted and once it has been concluded, that the data was suitable for parametric test conditions, independent T Test and ANOVA Test has been used to analyse the data. Analysis shows, that with respect to gender, age, department, grade, and weekly leisure time sufficiency parameters there is no significant difference in perceived level of freedom, but with respect to welfare level and sports branch parameters there is a statistically meaningful difference. Consequently, it has been concluded, that in the perceived level of freedom of participants there are differences with respect to various parameters.

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