The aim of this study is to compare the self-confidence levels of 14-16 year old children participating in different recreational sports activities according to their gender, income level, education level and age. The data were made in computer environment with SPSS analysis program and independent sample t- test was used in and Anova test was used in more than two comparisons. The significance level α = 0.05 was used for all tests. It is seen that the self-confidence levels of the participants do not differ significantly according to gender and income levels. In terms of education level, the average self-confidence score of secondary school students was significantly higher than that of high school students, the self-confidence score average of students at the age of 14 was significantly higher than the students at the age of 15 and 16, and the self-confidence score averages of students who do sports were significantly higher than those who did not.
Recreation, Self-confidence, 14-16 aged, Students, Sport