|Dapan||Universitas Negeri Yogyakartafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|SURVEY OF THE LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES OF THE STUDENTS OF FACULTY OF SPORTS SCIENCE, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI YOGYAKARTA|
|College students, Leisure time|
Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate the leisure time activities of the students of Faculty of Sports Science, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta. Methods: This study was an observational study which used a questionnaire as a research instrument. The population of this research was the students of the Faculty of Sports Science which consists of students from Sports Science Study Program; Coaching Education Study Program; Physical Education, Health and Recreation Study Program, and Elementary School Physical Education Teacher Education Study Program. The sampling technique of this study was simple random sampling. There were 201 students participated in this study. The data collection technique used a closed-questionnaire, in which the students choose the most suitable option with themselves. The data were analyzed using a quantitative descriptive analysis in form of percentage. Results: Results shown the using of leisure time related to free activities were for playing (72%), doing favorite sports (97%), doing art activities (58%), visiting friends (88%), playing gadget (91%), adding sleep time (88%), adding study time (76%), enjoying time (87%), and watching TV (76%). Furthermore, the using of leisure time to enhance skills as a students were for visiting library (39%), joining extra courses (24%), reading newspaper (41%), having a discussion (70%), doing group tasks (54%), and increasing understanding of courses (55%). Related the using of leisure time for community, the students used their leisure time to get involved in organizations (62%), get involved in organizations on the campus (31%), get involved in organizations in the village (46%), get involved in religious organizations (18%), and get involved in scout organization (7%). For the use of leisure time regarding to promote themselves as a college students, the students used their leisure time for watching sports games (97%), joining sports games (88%), trying to get involved in games (73%), doing sports (945), and are proud to be a sports science students (96%). Conclusions: The leisure time of the students of the Faculty of Sports Science of UNY was utilized meaningfully and positively, although not optimally. The institution should have periodic guidance and monitoring. The students should understand this better and select leisure time activities which support their main duty as students.