Selmani Abiş, Coşkun Yılmaz, Muhammet Hakan Mayda


The aim of our study is to examine the effect of position on self-confidence and aggression levels in amateur football players. In our study, the aggression inventory developed by İpek İlter Kiper was used to measure the aggression levels, and the self-confidence scale developed by Akın (2007) was used to determine the self-confidence levels. SPSS 22.00 statistical program was used in the statistical evaluation of the data obtained from the data collection tools in the study. There was a significant difference in the self-confidence levels (internal, external, and general self-confidence) of male and female football players between positions (p<0.05). It has been seen that male football players have high levels of inner self-confidence and general self-confidence, while women's inner-confidence and general self-confidence are moderate and external self-confidence levels are high. When comparing the aggression levels of the football players according to the position, there was a significant difference between the destructive and general aggression levels of the men (p<0.05). Defensive players were calculated to be in the most aggressive position. On the other hand, no significant difference was observed in the aggression levels of women according to the position (p>0.05). As a result; it has been seen that male football players have high levels of inner self-confidence, external self-confidence, and general self-confidence for all positions, while women's internal and general self-confidence levels are moderate and external self-confidence levels are high. While there was no effect of position on aggression levels in women, it was observed that there was an effect on destructive and general aggression levels in men.

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