Investigation of Body Perceptions of Karate Athletes

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Ilhan A., Bayhar A., GÜMÜŞDAĞ H.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.15, no.7, pp.2190-2192, 2021 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.53350/pjmhs211572190
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2190-2192
  • Keywords: Karate, Body Image, Adolescence
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Sports are part of the social life we live in. Sports have an important role in the social, physical, mental and spiritual development of individuals. It has a significant effect on the individual's self-confidence, development of his character, being a social person, development of practical thinking ability, and mental and physical development. One of the ways used for the desired body structure is physical activity. They had the chance to reach a new physical appearance through physical activities. They have a new physical appearance and positive thoughts [1]. Self-perception is positively affected by participation in sports. From this point of view, examining it with different variables causes us to learn various ways to increase the effect of self-concept.