Factors affecting psychology of sports professionals in their upbringing in India
Author(s): Dias Ren Trevor and Vidya N
Abstract: Due to intervention of corporates the huge funding has been invested in the area of sports. The sports sector have seen boom in India in recent days. Sports literacy rate in India is poor compare to other notion considering the percentage of human resource. The purpose of this paper is to understand the upbringing of the players’ that create the psychological impact leading to become professional in the particular sport. The study also underpins avenues of psychological aspects in taking up sports as the career. In the processes of upbringing the role of the social agents, society and developmental structure plays a significant role. The parameters such as gender discrimination in sports participation, individual mental skills, financial support, and socio-economic status of the family, sports injuries & sports infrastructure are the major challenges and opportunities in the Indian context. Around 30 articles were referred in making a conceptual framework and codes has been borrowed from the literature to validate the concepts to make a deductive framework.