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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part B

Effects of progressive muscle relaxation technique on mental skills of Kerala male volleyball players


Author(s): Shihabudheen Paikarathodi

Abstract: The present study was conducted to examine the effects of progressive muscle relaxation technique on mental skills of volleyball players. To obtain data for this study, the investigators had selected 20 male subjects were selected randomly Calicut university volleyball match practice group in which 10 subjects were in experimental group and 10 subjects acted as control group. The purposive sampling technique was used to obtain the required data. To measure the level of mental skills of the subjects, the mental skills questionnaire constructed by Hardy and Nelson was administered. Analysis of covariance was used to determine significant differences for dependent variables within the two groups. When a significant difference among the group was observed, a pair wise comparison of the groups was done by using post-hoc test to indentify direction and significant differences between the groups. The level of significance was set at 0.05 in order to test the differences to be considered significant. The results revealed that progressive muscular relaxation technique was effective in improving the imagery ability, mental preparation and concentration ability and mental skill of subjects. Though the pre-test and post-test mean difference between control groups has shown marginal improvement as mean difference was found respectively.

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How to cite this article:
Shihabudheen Paikarathodi. Effects of progressive muscle relaxation technique on mental skills of Kerala male volleyball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 74-76.
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