The purpose of this research; The aim of this study is to examine the physical education lesson attitudes of high school students and their sportsmanship behaviors in physical education lesson. The research is a qualitative study and descriptive and relational survey model was used in the study. The population of the research consisted of high schools in the province of Elazığ. The sample of the study was a total of 534 female, 517 male, 248 Science High School, 245 Anatolian High School, 183 Sports High School, 208 Fine Arts High School, 167 Vocational High School, who voluntarily participated in the study using the random sampling method. It consisted of 1051 students. Personal information form prepared by the researcher, Physical Education Lesson Attitude Scale and Physical Education Lesson Sportsmanship Scale were used in the thesis study. SPSS 23.0 program was used to test the hypotheses of the study. In the analysis of the obtained data, in addition to descriptive statistics such as arithmetic mean, standard deviation, N/%, normal distribution test (Kolmogorov-Smirnov), Mann Withney U was used in pairwise comparisons and Kruskal Wallis-H was used in more than two comparisons, and correlation test to measure the level of relationship between scales (Spearman Correlation) was applied. The LSD test was used in paired comparisons to determine between which groups the significant difference was. The significance level was taken into account as 0.05 in the tests. As a result of our study in the light of all these findings, it was concluded that the gender of the students affected their attitudes towards physical education lesson and their sportsmanship behaviors, that age and class factor of students were effective on positive behaviors towards physical education lesson, and that there were positive relationships between students' attitudes towards physical education lesson and sportsmanship behaviors.


Physical Education, Attitude, Sportsmanship.