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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part A

A comparative study on psychological traits among male and female junior Indian boxers


Author(s): Prachi Malik

Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to compare the psychological traits among male and female junior Indian boxers. A total of (N=60); 30 male and 30 female Junior Indian Boxers with age ranging between 15 – 21 years were selected as subjects for a comparative study. Psychological variables selected for the present study were aggression, motivation, trait and state anxiety. Motivation was measured by questionnaire constructed by M.L. Kamlesh (1992), anxiety i.e. trait and state anxiety were measured by the questionnaire constructed by Speilberger, (1966). To measure the aggression questionnaire developed by Buss & Perry (1992) was used. Independent T-Test was employed for the analysis of data and the level of significance was set at 0.05. The results indicated that Positive Energy (P= 0.03), Attitude Control (P= 0.01), Concentration (P= 0.04), Confidence and Achievement Motivation (P= 0.01) and Goal setting and Mental Preparation (P= 0.03) have a significant difference between the Medalist and non-medalists boxers. All other variables found insignificant.

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Prachi Malik. A comparative study on psychological traits among male and female junior Indian boxers. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(2): 41-45.
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