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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part E

Relationship between psychological skills and badminton skills performance


Author(s): Deepti Arya, Sandeep Kumar

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to observe the relation between psychological skills and badminton skills performance. By applying random sampling initially males and females who were pursuing Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports Sciences for the year 2011-12, aged ranged from 18-21 were selected as subjects. The subjects were divided into two treatment groups using systematic random method and one control group. Group A was allotted repeated measure treatment group (RMTG) consisted of 36 subjects, Group B was allotted Latin square treatment group (LSTG) consisted of 37 subjects and Group C control group consisted of 26 subjects. The study was confined to the psychological skills i.e relaxation, anxiety (Somatic Anxiety, Cognitive Anxiety), mental imagery, self-confidence. The study was further confined to the selected badminton skills i.e long service, short service and clear shot. Before and after administration of mental training programme data was collected by using Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 (CSAI-2, Sports Imagery Questionnaire (SIQ), French Short Serve test, Scott and Fox Long Serve Test, French Clear Test. Mental and badminton training lasted for 8 weeks. The statistical techniques employed were descriptive statistics and Pearson product moment correlation. The result revealed that a significant relationship is obtained following mental training programme between psychological skills and learning of badminton skills

Pages: 288-290  |  897 Views  52 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Deepti Arya, Sandeep Kumar. Relationship between psychological skills and badminton skills performance. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 288-290.
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