Author(s): Özgür ÖZDEMIR, İlkay ORHAN, Burak NAZLI, Soner ÖZDEMIR

Aggression is defined as behaviour or action with the intention of hurting or damaging others.The purpose of this research is to compare aggression level amongst Sport Sciences and Law School students with the consideration of departments and genders and is to analyse aggression in five sub-dimensions. There were 90 students from Sport Sciences School, 92 students from Law School and in total, 182 students took part in this research. Aggression scale survey, developed by Buss and Perry, was used. Descriptive statistics were done and t-test between two independent examples for the discrepancy in groups was applied as statistical method. IBM SPSS Statics 21.00 was required and it was accepted at p< 0.05 level. There was a significant difference in the sub-dimensions of aggression in relation to the gender variable. According to this study that women scored a lower level of aggression than men at all levels. As it comes to the department variable, the score of Sport Sciences students for physical aggression, anger, verbal aggression, hostility and indirect aggression were significantly higher than the students of Law School at a significance level. Sub-dimensions of aggression for male students in Law and Sport Sciences School were found to be significantly higher than female students.


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