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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part A

Psychological profiling of national level female volleyball players

Author(s): Ravi Solanki, Sanjeev Sakya, Manoj Rathi and Pawan Kumar

Abstract: A sport is a psycho-social activity. Sports psychology in many ways is a scientific field of enquiry. Researchers are afforded ample opportunity to observe, describe and explain the various psychological factors that influence diverse aspects of sports and physical activity. Profiling is one of the most common strategies for identifying characteristic of the contributors. In example - A player profile is an all- round picture of that individual player-looking at each attribute. The principle underlying behind the profiling in sports is to bind up a coach athlete healthy relationship to help the performer to reach his or her full potential. Psychological profile of a player focuses the image of different characteristics of the player possessed for all round performance. Assessment of profiling help coaches to identify the strength and weakness of a player. It also helps to draw the crucial information regarding the condition of the players and kind of training should bring on focus to develop optimum performance. Psychological profile distinguished successful and less successful players and their abilities to perceived higher performances. Psychological profiling help to construct sports based knowledge, confidence, awareness and motivation that provide the means for monitoring the performance and also to build up coach- athlete relationship this study was selected to analyze the Psychological Profiling of National Level Female Volleyball Players. It was conducted on hundred nation level female volleyball players. The players were delimited to national level players of North India. The variable studied was Achievement Motivation. The collection of data was analyzed on the criterion measures viz. Sports Achievement Motivation Test (SAMT) developed by M L Kamlesh, 1990. Mean scores and standard deviation were calculated in order to study the achievement motivation. The age of the players ranged from 17 to 25 years. Player’s profiles have been discussed in terms of each player’s relative standing on each psychological variable. To standardize the test, mean and standard deviation of each variable was calculated viz. achievement motivation 25.2 + 1.9. It is very clear that female volleyball players may not be considered to possess very bright traits on achievement motivation.

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How to cite this article:
Ravi Solanki, Sanjeev Sakya, Manoj Rathi, Pawan Kumar. Psychological profiling of national level female volleyball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(4):29-32.
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