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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part G

Psychological profile of kho-kho players in Kerala


Author(s): Dr. Mettilda Thomas and Dr. Biju Kumar K

Abstract: The primary purpose of the study was to investigate the psychological variables of Kho-Kho players in Kerala. The subjects were selected from various districts of Kerala. The subjects were either state, national, university or international Kho-Kho players. Out of the 280 male and female players in the age group of 15 - 25 were selected. The variables and test items selected for this study are as given below: Mental toughness - Dr. Alan Gold Berg (2004) mental toughness questionnaire and Self-esteem - Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale (2006) were used for data collection. In order to find out the psychological variables of Kho-Kho players in Kerala; descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation are computed for the selected variables. To determine whether the difference exist district wise in selected variables one way ANOVA is used. Level of significant set at 0.01 and 0.05 level. All the statistical analysis are carried out with the help of SPSS 16.0 for windows. The abbreviations were used to represent the districts in all tables and graphs. In this study, it has been found that there was a significant difference in psychological variables of Kho-Kho players in different district.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Mettilda Thomas, Dr. Biju Kumar K. Psychological profile of kho-kho players in Kerala. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):441-443.
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