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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Part A

Influence of achievement motivation, self confidence and socio-economic status (SES) on the performance of inter-collegiate kho-kho players


Author(s): Yallappa M

Abstract: The present study aims to investigate the influence of achievement motivation, self confidence and SES on the performance inter-collegiate Kho-Kho players. To achieve the purpose of the study total 72 Kho-Kho players selected from Bangalore University inter-collegiate Kho-Kho teams. The study also attempts to uncover gender differences in Kho-Kho performance of Inter-collegiate players.
Attempt was made to categorize the sample into equal sub groups based on achievement motivation, self confidence, SES and gender. These will be accounted for assessing their influence on the performance of Inter-collegiate Kho-Kho players in dodging and scoring. To achieve the purpose of the study Achievement motivation scale developed by Rao’s (1973), self confidence questionnaire is developed by M. Basavanna (1971) and SES scale is constructed by Dr. Rajeev Lochan Bhardwaj (1989) are used in the present investigation.
Significant difference in both dodging and Kho-Kho performance between the two samples groups of SES. High SES player have displayed significantly higher Kho-Kho performance than their counterparts. Female players have surpassed males in securing points in Kho-Kho game. High achievement motivation group has outscored the lower achievement motivation group. High self confident players have significantly higher performance in both dodging and scoring in Kho-Kho game than their counterparts. Positive and strong co-relation between Achievement motivation, Self confidence SES and Kho-Kho performance in both dodging and scoring.


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How to cite this article:
Yallappa M. Influence of achievement motivation, self confidence and socio-economic status (SES) on the performance of inter-collegiate kho-kho players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2020; 7(2): 17-21.
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