"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2019, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A
An investigation on the effect of age maturity and income on mental health of national handball officialsAuthor(s):
Sports form an important aspect of life and play vital role in bringing about physical, mental and social growth of nation. The past few decades have witnessed man on innovation in this area. Sports are becoming increasingly sophisticated, technical and gaining popularity as separate profession with the expansion of educational facilities in the country. More and more young people are taking part in sports as a daily feature of their life. The participation in Sports and Physical Education activities promote good health, high degree of physical fitness and increase an individual's productivity besides promoting social harmony and discipline.
The main purpose of the study is to assess the impact of age maturity and income on the mental health of national Handball officials. To achieve the purpose of the study the investigator used The Mental Health Scale developed by Dr. Jagadish and Dr. A. K. Srivastava in the present study. The inventory was administered on 40 national Handball officials of different age group of below 31 years and above 31 years during the Junior State and National Handball Championship 2016. It is found that there is a significant difference in their mental health between different age group of officials. It is due to more participation in sports as official and age maturity provides lot of opportunity to face the challenges and have plenty of experience and try to overcome from the critical sports situation. The obtained value reveals that income plays very less role on the officiating of the officials. Hence, the age maturity and income of a person or a officials play decisive role in shaping the personality of an individual. And participation in sport cultivates skills and mastery over the emotion to control and regulate effectively in sports situation and life situation. Pages: 10-12 | 363 Views 17 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Yallappa M. An investigation on the effect of age maturity and income on mental health of national handball officials. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(6):10-12.