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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B

Impact of sports participation and psychological training on aggression among the college students


Author(s): Dr. Biju Sukumar

Abstract: Incidents of aggression and violence in the classroom should be met with immediate, nonaggressive consequences. Instructional programs for students who act in aggressive and violent ways need to provide teachers and other staff members with knowledge of aggressive behavior and instruction in the social, emotional, and cognitive domains in which the youngsters exhibit difficulties. In present study the author made an attempt and discusses specific strategies for preventing violent episodes and for reacting appropriately when they do occur instead of giving oral warning and punishments they may be treated with sports participation and psychological counseling and training. The purpose of the study was to find out the impact of the sports participation and psychological training on aggression among college students. To achieve the purpose of the study 40 students of S.N college Trivandrum, Kerala. Basis of involved indiscipline activities in hostel like fighting, non-adjustable and violent in attitude. Their age ranged from 17 to 19 years were selected as subjects and divided in to two groups each 20 subjects named as experimental group and control group. The aggression components of Physical aggression, Verbal aggression, anger and Hostility were selected as variables for the present study. Using the aggression scale developed by Buss. A.H et al, (1992), the criterion measures namely physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and Hostility were selected. Weekly six days the students were involved to participate according to their interested participation and psychological training were given for 12 weeks. To test the significant changes made from the base line to post test the paired sample t- test was used. The results of the study showed that the 12 weeks of physical activity and psychological training significantly reduced the level of aggression of hostel students of S.N College Trivandrum, Kerala.

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Dr. Biju Sukumar. Impact of sports participation and psychological training on aggression among the college students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(1):68-70.
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