In this study, it was aimed to examine the relationship between the attitudes of racquet players in Bitlis and Malatya towards sports and their psycho-social, physical and mental development levels and academic success. The study group consists of students from Saadetin Aka Secondary School (29), Hüseyin Çelik Anatolian High School (48) and İnönü University (20) students in the province of Bitlis in the 2022-2023 academic year. It consists of a total of 97 students, 45 (46.4%) female and 52 (53.6%) male, who participated in the research voluntarily. Relational screening model was used in the research. Personal Information Form and Attitude towards Sports Scale were used as data collection tools in the study. The analysis of the data in the research was made with the SPSS 22 statistical package program. The findings obtained from the research were analyzed according to the variables of gender, education level, perceived economic status, regular sports, sports year and academic achievement level. In conclusion; While no significant difference was found between the students' Attitude towards Sports Scale mean scores and the variables of gender, perceived economic status; A statistically significant difference was found in the variables of education level, regular sports and years of doing sports. In addition, as a result of the correlation analysis between the Attitudes towards Sports Scale and the psycho-social, physical and mental development sub-dimensions and the level of academic achievement, a high level of positive correlation was found (p<0.05).
Sports, racquet sports, attitude towards sports, academic success.