AN INVESTIGATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE LEVELS OF SOCCER FANS (Sample of Adıyaman Province)


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  • Mehmet KARTAL Adıyaman Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Yüksekokulu, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Öğretmenliği
  • Hande İNAN Adıyaman Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Yüksekokulu, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Öğretmenliği

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31623/iksad.111

Keywords:

Footbal, Team, Psychological Commitment, Fan

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the psychological commitment levels of soccer fans living in Adıyaman province in terms of some variables. A total of 205 football fans, 132 male and 73 female, participated voluntarily in the study. As a data collection tool in research, , the scale of The ‘’Psychological Commitment to Team (PCT)’’ which was developed by Mahony et al. (2000) and was conducted the Turkish validity and reliability study by Eskiler et al. (2011) and ‘’Personal Information Form’’ developed by researcher were used in the research. Mann Whitney U and Kruskal Wallis tests were used to analyze the obtained data. SPPS 15.0 package program was used in data analysis. According to the findings obtained from the research, it was concluded that the psychological commitment levels of the football fans did not differ significantly according to the gender, licensed product purchase, away match and age variables. In addition, it was concluded that there was a significant difference between soccer fans' psychological commitment levels and media followup variable.

Published

2018-09-15

How to Cite

KARTAL , M., & İNAN, H. (2018). AN INVESTIGATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE LEVELS OF SOCCER FANS (Sample of Adıyaman Province). IKSAD JOURNAL, 4(14), 730–735. https://doi.org/10.31623/iksad.111

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