• Mehmet KUMARTAŞLI Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey


The aim of this study was to investigate psychological endurance levels of private education teachers and physical education teachers working in Isparta city. 25 private education teachers and 25 physical education teachers were voluntarily participated in this study who were working in Isparta city and attended Interzonal Teacher’s Group Meeting. Psychological Endurance Scale for Adults which was adapted to Turkish by Basım and Çetin (2011) was used in order to determine psychological endurance levels. The frequencies of the data were obtained by SPSS 18 packaged software and they were evaluated with t-test. In this study, totally 50 teachers including 25 private education teachers and 25 physical education teachers were participated who have worked professionally for 11.48±5.07 years. 33.3% (n=18) of these teachers participated in the study were male and 59.3% (n=32) of them were female. The average psychological endurance scores of physical education teachers was 96.32±8.22 and that of private education teachers was 99.52±7.06. As a result of statistical evaluations, a significant difference was not found between psychological endurance levels of private education teachers and those of physical education teachers (p>0.05).

Keywords: Teacher, Physical education, private education, psychological endurance.


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