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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part A

Comparative analysis of sports confidence among intervarsity handball players


Author(s): Sudheesh CS

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the sources of sport confidence between male and female intervarsity level handball players. For the purpose of the study 128 players were selected equally from both genders as subjects from the teams that played semi-finals in the South Zone Intervarsity Handball Championship, 2016. Source of Sports Confidence Questionnaire (SSCQ) developed by Vealey, et al., 1998 was used. Descriptive Statistics like Mean and Standard Deviation were computed to understand the contribution of each source towards confidence. Difference between male and female players on different sources of confidence was statistically analyzed by independent t test. The study concluded that the most contributing source for both male and female players is Coach’s Leadership and least contributing is Physical Self Presentation. There was significant difference between male and female players on Social Support, Coach’s Leadership, Environmental Comfort and Situational Favourableness. The study showed that from sources other than Demonstration of Ability and Physical Self Presentation female players drawn greater confidence than male players.

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How to cite this article:
Sudheesh CS. Comparative analysis of sports confidence among intervarsity handball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(5): 17-19.
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