"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2015, Vol. 1, Issue 5, Part B
A comparative study on selected physical fitness components and personality traits between deaf & dumb and normal school girls of West BengalAuthor(s):
Sandip Sankar Ghosh, Sayanti BanerjeeAbstract:
Objective: The objective of the study was to compare the selected physical fitness components and personality traits between the Deaf & Dumb and Normal school girls of west Bengal. rnMethodology: For the purpose of the study thirty seven (N=37)) subjects were randomly chosen of which fifteen (N1=15) were deaf and dumb girls and twenty two (N2=22) were normal school girls. The age of the children ranged from 12 to 20 years. They were selected from three separate districts of West Bengal - Kolkata, Burdwan and Hooghly. The five different physical fitness components viz. Speed; Agility, Muscular endurance, Flexibility and Explosive leg strength and five personality traits viz. self confidence, dominance, introversion, neuroticism, and sociability were considered as variables for the present study. The data were collected by using standard tools and techniques. rnStatistics: Mean, standard deviation (SD) and independent t- test were the statistics used in this study for data interpretation. Level of significant difference between two groups was set at p<0.05. For statistical calculations Excel Spread Sheet of windows version 7 was used.rnResults: Result of present study revealed that in Speed, Agility Flexibility and sociability significant difference had observed between the Normal and Deaf & Dumb Girls. But in Muscular Endurance, Explosive leg strength, Neuroticism, Introversion, Dominance & Self-confidence no significant difference was found between the Normal and Deaf & Dumb Girls. rnConclusion: It can be concluded from the results of the study that in speed, agility & sociability the normal girls are better than the deaf and dumb girls but the flexibility of the Deaf & Dumb girls are better than the normal girls.Pages: 59-63 | 1104 Views 25 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Sandip Sankar Ghosh, Sayanti Banerjee. A comparative study on selected physical fitness components and personality traits between deaf & dumb and normal school girls of West Bengal. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(5):59-63.