"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part G
Influence of physical fitness and achievement motivation on the McDonald soccer skill test performance of collegiate men football players of Dharwad districtAuthor(s):
Pavan Gorawar and Dr. Jayashree MakawanaAbstract:
The participation in modern sports is influenced by various physical, physiological, sociological and psychological factors. During training, besides good physique and fitness of the athlete, main emphasis is laid on the development of various types of skills involved in the game as well as on teaching the strategies, techniques and tactics of the game. It is critically important that those studying the psychological and physical fitness 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 purpose of the study is to assess the influence of physical fitness and achievement motivation on the McDonald soccer skill test performance of collegiate men football players of Dharwad district. Keeping the objectives in view total 120 football players were drawn from various degree colleges of Dharwad district (120) for the present study ranging between 18-25 years of age. To collect necessary data pertaining to the present study total 120 subjects were administered to selected Physical Fitness and Achievement motivation tests. Based on the obtained data the subjects were divided into two equal groups of high and low physical fitness and achievement motivation. Further, the McDonald Soccer Skill test is administered for predicting the game proficiency of football players. There is a significant difference between the high and low physical fitness and achievement motivation football players group on McDonald Soccer Skill test performance of Dharwad district football players.Pages: 494-496 | 203 Views 5 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Pavan Gorawar, Dr. Jayashree Makawana. Influence of physical fitness and achievement motivation on the McDonald soccer skill test performance of collegiate men football players of Dharwad district. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):494-496.