Author(s): M?rmehti MAMMADZADE, Co?kun YILMAZ, Selmani AB??, Osman ?MAMO?LU, Oktay ?AH?N
Our study aims to examine the effect of social media attitudes of sports science students on their anger levels. 286 volunteer students between the ages of 18-30, studying at Ondokuz May?s University Ya?ar Do?u Faculty of Sport Sciences, participated in our study. Demographic information consisting of 6 questions, the Trait Anger-Anger Expression Style Scale, and Social Media Attitude Scales were applied to the participants. When we looked at the comparison of gender and anger expression styles, no significant difference was found in all sub-dimensions (p> 0.05). In the comparison of smoking and anger expression styles, no significant difference was observed in the anger control sub-dimension (p> 0.05), while a significant difference was observed in the other sub- dimensions (p 0.05). In the comparison of alcohol use and anger expression styles, a significant difference was found in the sub-dimensions of anger control, anger introversion, anger expression, and trait anger in the comparison of anger expression styles (p 0.05). As a result; In the study conducted on sports science students; It was concluded that trait anger-anger expression style and social media attitude did not change according to gender variable. While the department they read, smoking and alcohol use had an effect on trait anger-anger expression styles, it was not observed on social media attitude. While it has been observed that doing sports affects anger control and anger introversion, it has not been observed that it has an effect on social media attitude. In order to control anger and anger in, especially young people who are not active in sports are recommended to do sports.