This research was conducted to examine the attitude towards physical activity in children in terms of some variables, as well as its effect on its relationship with digital addiction and obesity. 369 individuals aged 10-14 with different demographic characteristics and attending face-to-face secondary school education participated in the research. In the first part of the research, the personal information form developed by the researcher, in the second part, the Digital Addiction Scale for Children (CDDS) developed by Hawi et al. (2019) and adapted into Turkish by Kaçmaz et al. (2023) to determine the participants' digital addiction levels, and in the third part, It consists of the Physical Activity Attitude Scale in Children and Adolescents (ÇGFATÖ), developed by Simonton et al. (2021) and adapted into Turkish by Uyhan et al. (2023). In this study, data was analyzed using the IBM SPSS 22.0 program and calculations such as frequency, percentage, arithmetic mean, standard deviation and Cronbach alpha were made. The suitability of the data for normal distribution was examined with the Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Shapiro-Wilk tests. As a result of the analysis, it was determined that the data did not show a normal distribution. As a result, Mann-Whitney U test was used for variables with two levels, and Kruskal-Wallis H and Spearman Correlation analysis was used for variables with three or more levels. Physical activity attitude level in children and young people and gender, age, grade level, active athlete, body mass index, number of digital tools, social media account variables, physical activity attitude scale score averages and digital addiction scale score averages and body mass index in children and young people. In the Spearman correlation analysis conducted between the score average variable, there was no statistically significant relationship (p>0.05); It was concluded that there was a statistically significant difference between the digital addiction scale score averages and the variables of gender, age, grade level, social media account, and number of digital tools (p<0.05). As a result of the research, it was concluded that especially the level of digital addiction created significant differences according to the demographic characteristics of the participants, but the average levels of attitude towards physical activity and digital addiction in children were not related to their obesity status.


Child, obesity, physical activity, digital addiction.