INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


THE INVESTIGATE TO RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AND NARCISSISM LEVELS AND BODY PERCEPTION OF BODYBUILDING

The main goal of this research is to reveal the difference between bodybuilding athletes’ narcissism level and body perception. Research population consisted of 42 athletes from body building branch that top three rankings in Turkey. 16-question Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI-16), which was coordinated by Daniel R. Ames and his colleagues at Colombia University in 2005; validated, trusted, and adapted to Turkish language by Salim ATAY in 2009 and Body perception scale which trusted, and adapted to Turkish language by Selim HOVARDAOĞLU in 1986 was used as a data collection tool. SPSS 20 package software was used in order to analyze the results of this research. Persoan correlation analysis, regresyon analysis and descriptive statistical analysis were applied in the analysis of the data. bodybuilding athletes’ narcissism level was found to be ( 8,1429 ± 4,09980) body perception was found to be (74,0000± 15,15610) According to the statistical analysis results, there was statistically significant relation between bodybuilding athletes’ narcissism level and body perceptions.



Keywords
Body Perception, , Narcissism, Bodybuilding



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