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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part B

Study on selected psychological variables among the players of selected team sports


Author(s): Dr. S Velkumar and R Mayildevi

Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of the study was to compare the performance on selected psychological variables among the players of selected team sports.
Methods: To achieve the purpose of the present study as subjects, the players participated in the inter-collegiate tournament from selected team sports namely basketball, Hockey and handball totally 90 were randomly selected. Each team sport was consisting of 30 players in the range of 18-25 years. The variables used in the study were: Anxiety, Self-Confidence, and Achievement Motivation.
Collection of data: The standard psychological tool devised by Rainer martens Sports Competition Anxiety test (1979) was used to measure anxiety. The statement psychological questionnaire constructed by Agnihotri was used to measure Self-Confidence in subjects. The standard psychological tool devised by M.L. Kamlesh was used to measure achievement motivation.
Statistical technique: The collected data were analyzed by one way analysis of variance. Further, in case of significance mean difference if any among the players of selected team sports, to find out which of group is source for such a significant mean difference, as post-hoc test Schfee test was applied.
Conclusions: The level of anxiety among the Basketball Players, Handball and Hockey players were almost the same. In the level of Self Confidence Basketball players and Handball players were found to be higher than the hockey players whereas Basketball and Handball players seemed to be similar. In the level of achievement motivation basketball players and hockey were greater than the handball players whereas the difference between Basketball players and hockey player’s on achievement motivation was not statistically significant.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Velkumar, R Mayildevi. Study on selected psychological variables among the players of selected team sports. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(1):112-115.
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