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2023, Vol. 10, Issue 4, Part E

A comparative study on the personality characteristics of male and female handball players


Author(s): Pardeep

Abstract:
The purpose of the present study was to find out the gender difference in Personality traits of intercollegiate male and female Handball players with regard to psychoticism, neuroticism, and extraversion and Lie score. For this present study, 50 male and 50 female Handball players were selected as a subject. The Esyenck Personality Inventory (E.P.I.) was used to measure psychoticism, extraversion and neuroticism of Handball players, t-ratios were used to compare the significant gender difference between male and female Handball players who had participated in Intercollegiate Handball tournament held at University of Jammu at the University Campus during November 2021. Gender differences in psychoticism were found between male and female Handball players (t =) when female Handball players have more psychotic than male Handball players. While analyzing the differences in personality characteristic of male and female Handball players, gender differences on neuroticism was found between male and female Inter collegiate Handball players (t = 4.69, p<.01), where the male Handball players were found to have lower scores on neuroticism. So, far extraversion was concerned, significant gender difference was found to male and female Inter- Collegiate Handball players (t=2.77, p<.01), male Handball players had lower extraversion. Hence, female Handball players were more extroverted than male Handball players.

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Pardeep. A comparative study on the personality characteristics of male and female handball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2023;10(4):377-379.

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