Kocaeli Example: the Relationship Between Exam Anxiety and SelfConf idenceStatesofSportsHighSchool Students

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Bahadır T. K., Aligül B.

Ambient Science, vol.7, no.7, pp.217-222, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21276/ambi.2020.07.sp1.ta10
  • Journal Name: Ambient Science
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-222
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


A total of 175 students randomly selected (98 boys and 77 girls) studying at Kocaeli Hayrettin Gursoy Sports High School in Kartepe district of Kocaeli province. Qualitative data collection method was used in this study. In the study, Personal Data Form, self-confidence scale, exam anxiety (attitude) inventory (SKE). It has been observed that participants had significant differences between gender, licensed sports status, father's profession, mother's profession, family material income status, as well as levels of self-confidence and exam anxiety. In addition, it was concluded that there was a negative correlation between exam anxiety levels and self-confidence States of the subjects participating in the study. Finally, while no correlation relationship was found from exam anxiety according to the age variable, self-confidence was observed to be a positive significant relationship related to family.