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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part C

A comparative study of mental toughness between team sports and individual sports


Author(s): Dr. Ajay Kumar

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to compare the mental toughness of players of team sports and individual sports. For the purpose investigation 50 male team sports and 50 male individual sports (Total=100 players) were selected as subjects of the study. Their age was ranged 18 to 25 year. Find out mental toughness in team sports and individual sports of Punjab. The collection of data Mental Toughness Questionnaire prepared by Allen Goldberg was administered. The questionnaire was comprised of 60 statement based on handling pressure (20 questions), concentration (17 questions), mental rebounding (14 questions) and winning attitude (9 questions). Each statement has two possible responses i.e. true and false. For the analysis of data, collected by administering the questionnaire to all the subject’s t- test was employed at 0.05 level of significant. The result of the study concluded that there was statistically significant difference in mental toughness of the players of team sports and individual sports of Punjab. It is clear that the mean mental toughness between of the player of team sports is significantly higher than the mean mental toughness of the individual sports.

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Dr. Ajay Kumar. A comparative study of mental toughness between team sports and individual sports. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(5): 182-184.
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