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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part A

Comparative study of psychological profiles of cricketers of Punjab

AUTHOR(S): Ashutosh and Dr. Dalwinder Singh
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study was to assess the difference with regards to various psychological variables among the cricketers of major and minor districts of Punjab. To meet the objectives of the study 300 cricketers i.e. 150 from six major districts and 150 from six minor districts were selected randomly as a sample. Three psychological variables were assessed. Sports Achievement Motivation was assessed by using Sports Achievement Motivation Test framed by M. L. Kamlesh (1990). Mental Toughness was measured by applying Mental Toughness Inventory developed by Middleton et al. (2005) and Sports Competitive Anxiety was measured by applying Competitive Sports Anxiety Inventory-2 developed by R. Martens (1990). The results of the study revealed that there is a significant difference among the cricketers of major districts and minor districts and it was concluded that cricketers of major districts were superior to cricketers of minor districts in all three psychological variables.
Pages: 29-32  |  191 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ashutosh and Dr. Dalwinder Singh. Comparative study of psychological profiles of cricketers of Punjab. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 29-32.
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