This study was conducted to determine physical education teachers' perception levels of organizational support and to evaluate them in terms of various variables. The population of the research consists of physical education teachers in Erzurum province, and the sample group consists of 391 physical education teachers, 273 of whom are male and 118 are female. "Personal Information Form" developed by the researcher was used to determine the demographic variables of the participants, and "Perceived Organizational Support Scale," which consists of 3 sub-dimensions and 28 items developed by Nayır (2013) and is a 5-point Likert-type scale, was used to determine physical education teachers' perceptions of organizational support. The data obtained were analyzed in a statistical program (SPSS 25). In the study, frequency analysis was used to determine the demographic characteristics of the participants, descriptive tests were used to determine the means of perceived organizational support levels and sub-dimensions, independent samples t-tests were used to compare perceived organizational support levels according to gender and administrative position, one-way ANOVA tests were used to compare perceived organizational support levels according to age, title, professional service years, and institutional service years, and Tukey Test was used to determine which group the differences originated from. In the study, it was found that male participants had higher perceived organizational support levels in the sub-dimensions of organizational rewards and job conditions (X=3,01±1,28) compared to female participants (X=2,57±1,29), and the perceived organizational support level was higher in the sub-dimension of organizational justice for those without administrative duties (X=3,16±1,29) compared to those with administrative duties (X=2,70±1,28).
Perceived Organizational Support, Physical Education and Sport, Teachers