A Research on the Learned Resourcefulness and Psychological Vulnerability Levels of the School of Physical Education and Sports Students

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Year-Number: 2014-Volume 6, Issue 2

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This is a descriptive research conducted for determining the relationship between the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability levels of the School of Physical Education and Sports students. Research group is composed of 206 students who have studied in the School of Physical Education and Sports of Sakarya University in 2013-2014 academic year. Rosenbaum’s Learned Resourcefulness Scale (RLRS) was used to determine the learned resourcefulness level and Psychological Vulnerability Scale was used to determine the psychological vulnerability level in the research. The data on characteristics of students was obtained from the Personal Information Form (PIF) developed by the researcher. T test, one-way ANOVA and Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient were used for the analysis of the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability levels of the university students. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) 15.0 was used in the analyses. As the result of the research, no significant difference determined between the learned resourcefulness levels in terms of gender, sibling number, parental attitudes and socioeconomic level. Besides, the relationship between the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability scores of the university students was found insignificant.

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Abstract

This is a descriptive research conducted for determining the relationship between the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability levels of the School of Physical Education and Sports students. Research group is composed of 206 students who have studied in the School of Physical Education and Sports of Sakarya University in 2013-2014 academic year. Rosenbaum’s Learned Resourcefulness Scale (RLRS) was used to determine the learned resourcefulness level and Psychological Vulnerability Scale was used to determine the psychological vulnerability level in the research. The data on characteristics of students was obtained from the Personal Information Form (PIF) developed by the researcher. T test, one-way ANOVA and Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient were used for the analysis of the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability levels of the university students. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) 15.0 was used in the analyses. As the result of the research, no significant difference determined between the learned resourcefulness levels in terms of gender, sibling number, parental attitudes and socioeconomic level. Besides, the relationship between the learned resourcefulness and psychological vulnerability scores of the university students was found insignificant.

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