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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A

A comparative study of emotional intelligence and leadership traits of rural and urban area basketball players


Author(s): Dhananjay Babanrao Vitalkar and Dr. Pravin D Lamkhade

Abstract: Basketball players who participated in inter collegiate tournaments were the population of this study. From these players total 60 (30 from rural and 30 from urban area) players were selected as a subjects by using simple random sampling method. To measure the emotional intelligence and leadership traits standardized tests were used as a research tool. Standardized 'Emotional Intelligence Test' prepared by Anukul Hayde, Sanjot Pethe and Upendra Dhar and 'Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire' prepared by Dr. Surendra Nath Dubey. The scoring of the questionnaires was done as per instructions given in the manuals of the respective standardized tools. The obtained scores were statistically analyzed by applying mean, standard deviation and 't' test techniques. The obtained results were used to fulfill the objectives and testing the hypotheses. The findings of the present study are as rural and urban basketball players differed significantly with respect to their total emotional intelligence (t=3.614) and leadership traits (t=4.837). Moreover, mean emotional intelligence score of rural area players is 128.40 and urban area player is 101.13 while mean leadership traits scores for rural and urban area players are 74.07 and 120.87 respectively. From the above findings it is quite clear that, statistically rural and urban area basketball players differed significantly with respect to their emotional intelligence and leadership traits. Rural area players have better emotional intelligence than urban area players while urban area players are superior in leadership traits than rural area players.

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How to cite this article:
Dhananjay Babanrao Vitalkar, Dr. Pravin D Lamkhade. A comparative study of emotional intelligence and leadership traits of rural and urban area basketball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(2):41-44.
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