ISSN:2149-0821

EXERCISE AND CHILDREN’S PLAY AREAS WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS OF SOCIETY FROM THESE PLACES (THE EXAMPLE OF ADAPAZARI).


The aim of this study was determination of exercise and children’s play areas in Adapazarı and how they meet the expectations of the society. Also, by this research, it was aimed to determine new exercise and children’s play areas which are needed for children and adults and to inform local administrators. 1374 people who live in the towns of Adapazarı, Serdivan and Erenler and use exercise and children’s play areas voluntarily participated to the research by convenient sampling method. Data collection tools were personal information form which was developed by the researchers and “Expectation Scale (short form).” Validity and reliability of the scale was previously made. The data was analysed by descriptive statistics, factor analysis for validity, independent sample t-test, ANOVA with Tukey as the post hoc analysis, and chi-square test for the comparisons. Level of significance was determined to be 0.05 in the analysis. Results showed that people’s expectations from the local administrations differ according to gender, doing sport, sufficiency of sport complexes, jobs, income, sport frequency, towns and level of education. In general, it could be said that expectations of the society may differ according to various factors. The results were discussed in line with the relevant literature


Keywords


Municipal administrations, exercise and children’s play fields

Author : Duygu HARMANDAR DEMİREL - H. İbrahim GENÇ - Çetin YAMAN
Number of pages: 170-189
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/SOBIDER.37020
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The Journal of Social Sciences
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