Aim: The aim of the study is measuring the dimensions of total wellness sub dimensions of wellness and determining differences according to college variables. Turkey’s population is young. In such a country, to raise awareness of wellness, to gain awareness of healthy life and to contribute to the literature related to the subject is important.
Method: Wellness Scale (WS) developed by Corbin et al. Wellness Scale (WS) Odabaş made Turkish adaptation. The wellness scale used in the study is a quaternary likert type and has 5 sub-dimensions (emotional, physical, mental, social, spiritual wellness). Each dimension consists of 3 questions. SPSS program was used to evaluate the data. In the analysis of data; independent t-test was used to compare gender and private-state university subscale scores. Findings: The research population is composed of the sports science students in Istanbul. As a sample, a state and a private university were examined. In total 555 (379 private universities, 176 state universities) volunteers participated in the study with a mean age of 22.5 ± 2.47, body weight 71.86 ± 12.26, height, 177.19 ± 8.54. As a result of the analyzes there were no statistically significant differences in total wellness and wellness subscales according to gender and university variables. Conclusion: Private and State university sport science students who study in İstanbul, have high level of wellness. In addition, it was concluded that the physical wellness subscale scores of these students were higher than the other sub-dimensions. It can be thought that this result is related to the physical activity training of the students.
Keywords: Wellness, University Students, Physical Wellness