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P-ISSN: 2394-1685 | E-ISSN: 2394-1693 | CODEN: IJPEJB

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2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C

Role of sports in student’s transition from high school to college


Author(s): Dr. Ekta Bhambri

Abstract:
The purpose of the present study was to examine the college adjustment between athletes and non-athletes of the University of Delhi, sports persons who were part of any sports team at the college level and represented the university & college, and those who were not part of any team was part of the non-sports person’s group. The sample of the present study consisted of 60 undergraduate students, 30- sports persons(15 male, 15 female); 30 - non-sports persons (15 male, 15 female) belonging to the first-year undergraduate within the age group of 17-19 years belonging to various colleges of the university of Delhi. The objectives of the present study were to investigate the role of sports in adjusting to college after completion of high school.
The tool which was used for the present study was CAS which is developed by W.D. Anton and J.R. Reed (1991). It consists of 108 items measuring 9 dimensions. The subscales are anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, substance abuse, self-esteem problems, interpersonal problems, family problems, academic problems, and career problems. Once the data was collected the raw scores were converted into t-scores and percentile scores with the help of the CAS scoring. After these descriptive & inferential statistics like Mean, S.D, and t-test were calculated. A significant difference was found in the subscales of Interpersonal problems (IP), Suicidal ideation (SI), Anxiety (AN), Self Esteem (SE), and Family problems (FP). This group of non-sports persons had more challenges adjusting to college than those who were on a sports team & on gender no significant differences were observed in any of the subscales of college adjustment.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Ekta Bhambri. Role of sports in student’s transition from high school to college. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(1):184-187.

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