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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part A

Impact of socio - economic status on mental toughness among cricketers

Author(s): Punam Shaw

Abstract: Positive mental attitude leads to achieve set goal, and improved performance in sports and game and develops perseverance in team cohesiveness, which may be determined by various interrelated aspects, which can predict the future assessment and achievement in their respective field accordingly. The Socio-Economic Status is obviously a blending of two status, would therefore, be a ranking of an individual by the society he or she lives in, and in terms of his/her material belonging, cultural possessions along with the degree of respect, power and influence wields. Hence, education, occupations play a significant role in the society. The study intended to examine and explore the relationship between Socio-economic Status and Mental Toughness of cricketers. For the present study descriptive survey research method was used and selected 40 (male=20 female=20) U-17 registered players of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), as the sample population. Modified Socio-Economic Status Scale developed by Kuppuswamy (2018) was used to collect the data regarding players Socio-economic Status and to assess the mental toughness; Scott Barry Kaufman questionnaire was used. The data have been analysed through applying Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient and t-test as statistical techniques. The findings of the study showed that there is a positive correlation between Socio economic Status and Mental Toughness among cricketers, it was found that significant difference is present in SES between cricketers. It was further revealed that there is no significant difference in Mental Toughness between cricketers.

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How to cite this article:
Punam Shaw. Impact of socio - economic status on mental toughness among cricketers . Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(5):25-27.
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