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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part C

Analysis of mental toughness of Indian elite long distance athletes


Author(s): Rani Neha and Bhukar JP

Abstract: The aim of the present study was to analyze the mental toughness between female and male long distance runners. For the purpose of the study ten female and ten male long distance runners were selected purposively as subjects who fall between the age group of 18 to 35 years. Data were obtained from Sports Authority of India Banglore, Bhosle Athletic academy Nasik and LNIPE Gwalior. Selected psychlogical variable Psychological Performance Inventory was used made up of 42 items that are divided into 7 subscales i.e., self-confidence -2.03, negative energy control -0.28, attention control 1.57, visual/imagery control -0.36, motivational level -2.00, positive energy control -1.31, and attitude control -0.98. Independent T test was used at 0.05level of significance. The calculated t-value self-confidence, negative energy control, attention control, motivational level, attitude control, positive energy control and attitude control which were greater than 0.05level of significance. It concluded that there were no significance differences betweent female and male long distance runners.

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How to cite this article:
Rani Neha, Bhukar JP. Analysis of mental toughness of Indian elite long distance athletes. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(3):172-175.
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