"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part G
Influence of achievement motivation on the performance of high school handball playersAuthor(s):
Vijay Kumar and Dr. Jayashree MakawanaAbstract:
It is critically important that those studying the psychological concepts as they apply to the area of physical education and coaching be carefully attentive to the fact that social and cultural forces are operating constantly and a meticulous understanding of these is absolutely necessary in any attempt to unravel many factors causing and revealing behavior and its changes in sports setting. The major purpose of the present study addresses itself in analyzing the influence of achievement motivation on performance of Handball players selected from six districts high school teams participated in the district level Handball tournaments. The study also attempts to find out the relationship among the selected variables and examines the differences in the performance among Handball players. To collect necessary data pertaining to present study the adopted version of Sport Motivation Scale (SMS-28) by Nathalie M. Briere et al
. (1995) is administered to all the 220 High School Handball players. Attempt is made to divide the groups into two high and low achievement groups. Further Jump Shoot, Accuracy Throw, Obstacle Dribble tests were administered to two groups. Results shown there is a significant difference in the Jump Shoot, Accuracy Throw, Obstacle Dribble performance of the high school Handball players.Pages: 490-493 | 209 Views 8 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Vijay Kumar, Dr. Jayashree Makawana. Influence of achievement motivation on the performance of high school handball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):490-493.