"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part G
Comparative study of motivation and mental toughness between India and Sri Lanka female volleyball players of 12th South Asian gamesAuthor(s):
Sunil Kumar and Ratna DasAbstract:
The purpose of the study was “Comparison of motivation and mental toughness between India and Sri Lanka female Volleyball players”. The subject for this study was 12th South Asian Games 2016, which was organized by India in Guwahati (Assam). Total 24 (Thirty) female Vollleyball players, 12 players of India and 12 player of Sri Lanka were (20-35 years of age) selected. The sports motivation scale (sms28) developed by Luc G. Pelletier, Michelle Fortier, and the Sports Mental Toughness Questionnaire developed by ADr. Alan Goldberg (2012) were selected for this. The selected variables were motivation and mental toughness. The obtained data were analyzed by applying independent‘t’ test in order to comparison of motivation and mental toughness differential between India and Sri Lanka female Volleyball players. Further, the level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence. The finding of the study reveals that there was no significant difference was found in case of motivation and mental toughness between India and Sri Lanka female Volleyball players may be due to the reason both teams undergone with the high training schedule, good intellectual ability, very high fitness level, more highly motivated to win the Gold medal in 1th South Asian Games. They might have equal level of experience in terms of competition which must have been probable cause for the insignificant differencePages: 597-600 | 1053 Views 23 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Sunil Kumar, Ratna Das. Comparative study of motivation and mental toughness between India and Sri Lanka female volleyball players of 12th South Asian games. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(3):597-600.