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Decision-Making Styles: Athletes Playing At University Teams [J Int Anatolia Sport Sci ]
J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2017; 2(3): 195-207 | DOI: 10.22326/ijass.25

Decision-Making Styles: Athletes Playing At University Teams

Kazım Nas
Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi Ve Spor Yüksekokulu, Karaman, Türki̇ye

The aim of the study was to examine the self-esteem in decision-making and decision-making styles of the Table
Tennis and Wushu athletes playing at university teams in terms of some variables. The research group consists
of a total of 289 (184 Male&105 Female) athletes participating in Turkish Universities Table tennis (118
Athletes) and Wushu (171 Athletes) championships.The data collection tool was the Melbourne Decision
Making Questionnaire I-II, developed by Mann and et al., (1998) and translated to Turkish by Deniz (2004).For
finding the differences, Analysis of variance (ANOVA) test, tukey test, t-test were used. According to the
findings, Self-esteem of the athletes’ rate is low (X=3,38) and Vigilance decision-making rate from the subdimentions
of the decision making was low (X =2,59). But the Buck-Passing decision-making rate was high
(X =6,78), the procrastination decision-making rate was mid-level (X =5,36) and the Hyper-Vigilance
decision-making rate was mid-level, too (X =4,95). A statistically meaningful relationship was found according
to the branch, class level at university and difficulty in the leisure time while there is not a statistically
meaningful relationship according to athletes’ gender, age, duration of the doing sports and leisure time is

Keywords: Sport, Athlete, Self-esteem and Decision-making styles

Kazım Nas. Decision-Making Styles: Athletes Playing At University Teams. J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2017; 2(3): 195-207

Corresponding Author: Kazım Nas, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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