International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part J
A comparative study on mental skills of team players and individual game players at inter college level
AUTHOR(S): Daksh Sharma
It’s now accepted that it is the mental game that ultimately wins any race or competitive game. It is what distinguishes the very top athletes from the ordinary. So, why are mental skills so important for success in sport? To fulfill the purpose of this study, total 50 girls between the age group of 17-25 years were selected as subjects for the study. Out of these, 25 players from team games and 25 individual game players of different colleges of hoshiarpur district were selected. The variable selected for the study was mental skills, which was a psychological characteristic in sports psychology. To collect the data for mental skills, Hardy and Nelson’s mental skill Questionnaire (1996) was used to compare the variable among team players and individual game players at inter college level. The value of mean and standard deviation of the test was computed by applying‘t’ test at 0.05 level of significance. In the study there was significant differences found on trait of mental skill among team players and individual game players. In the end, having solid mental skills can be more important for elite performance than an athlete’s physiological capabilities.
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Daksh Sharma. A comparative study on mental skills of team players and individual game players at inter college level. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(1): 540-541.