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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part D

A comparative study of imagery usage among sportspersons belonging to different Sports


Author(s): Saroj Malik, Meenakshi Yadav

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the imagery usage by athletes belonging to different sports. Athletes from three different sports of national level teams were selected in which there were 155 sportspersons (55 players of Baseball, 59 players of Handball, and 41 of Basketball) age ranging from 18 to 28 years. SIQ with a reliability coefficient of 0.89, (C.L Abma et al. 2002) was employed to measure the selected variables. One way ANOVA and post hoc analysis Scheffe’s Test was employed. The level of significance was set at 0.05.Significant differences were observed in all the factors of imagery among the sportspersons of various games and sports, as the calculated ‘f’ value of cognitive specific (f= 6.79), cognitive general (f= 8.56), Motivational Specific (f= 5.79), Motivational general arousal (f= 3.77), Motivational general mastery (f= 11.43) were found to be greater than the tabulated value i.e. 3.04 at 0.05 level of significance, at 2,152 df.

Pages: 217-219  |  907 Views  26 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Saroj Malik, Meenakshi Yadav. A comparative study of imagery usage among sportspersons belonging to different Sports. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 217-219.
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