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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C

A study of career planning among male cricket players on selected sociological dimensions


Author(s): Shiv Kumar and Laxman Singh

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to study career planning among Male cricket players on selected sociological Dimensions. A total 60 players of the semifinalist teams of Delhi University at inter collegiate level, purposively selected for the present study they all are were administered through self-developed questionnaire. The number of respondents were taken as data for each question. For collecting the required data the questionnaire was administered to the subjects of the semifinalists’ teams of university of Delhi. The data was collected from the subject on each question and data was analyzed in terms of percentage of responses. The following results were found after analyzing the data, most of the players participated at state, national, inter-university, all-India university level. Maximum players lived in urban areas, with their families at their home and about half of players belonged to joint families and medium class society. About half of the respondents thought that confidence is the strongest quality for the career planning. Majority of the respondents revealed that they were fully aware of the careers in physical education and sports. Mostly were interested in taking physical education as a career, because they like game and sports and they also believe that physical education as a career will fulfill their desire. Majority of the players had not made up their mind yet for career because they think that they have scope and they can choose their area as per their future aspirations. Majority of the players taken family help for effective career planning. Mostly of the players considered personal problems as factor which influences the career choice of an individual. Their families provides proper guidance for effective career planning, they also supported from their families. Majority of the players attended career counseling’s and career programmes at their school, college etc and they think that these programmes are beneficial for career because they provides right track for their career.

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How to cite this article:
Shiv Kumar and Laxman Singh. A study of career planning among male cricket players on selected sociological dimensions. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(1): 116-117.
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