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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21-27

Investigation of the effects of sporting activities on educational life of students in the Faculty of Dentistry, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey


Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey

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Alper Ozdogan
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Atatürk University, Erzurum
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/sjsm.sjsm_8_19

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Background: The effects of sports activities on educational life of students in the Faculty of Dentistry, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey, was aimed in this study. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire that contains 16 questions was applied to totally 100 dental students (Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey) who were joined the sports activities. The questions were included in age, sex, student type, ports-related interests, part-time work (number of hours per week), leisure activities, and Likert scale questions about to focused on investigating stress levels. The data were analyzed with descriptive, crosstabs, Chi-square, and independent sample t-tests and Spearman's correlation test. Results: The results showed that there was no statistically significant association between any of the variables and stress levels (P > 0.05). However, the mean values and distributions of the variables vary and give numerical results. Conclusion: Although sporting activities do not adversely affect students' lessons, they help to reduce stress levels.


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