International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2016, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part B
A comparative study of mental imagery ability between individual and team game players from Pune city
AUTHOR(S): Shashikant Pardeshi and Dr. Govind Kadam
Most of the athletes use mental imagery to learn new skills as well as facilitate their performance in competitive situations. Athletes of individual and team games differ physiologically and in many other ways. Thus, the purpose of the present research is to compare the mental imagery ability of individual and team game players. For the present study sample of 100 boys i.e 50 players from individual games (Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis, Gymnastics & Weightlifting) and 50 players from team games (Basketball, Cricket, Handball, Kabaddi & Football)were selected as subject using purposive sampling technique. The research is descriptive comparative survey where 30 items questionnaire of SIQ (Hall; et al.; 1998) based on likert scale is used for data collection. On analysing the available data using descriptive statistics mean performance for mental imagery of individual game was 192.54 (SD=19.637) and of team game 161.80 (SD=28.880). The above groups were compared using independent sample‘t’ test and the result shows there is significant difference (p=0.001) between individual and team game players from pune city. From which it can be concluded that individual game players have better mental imagery ability than team game players.
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Shashikant Pardeshi, Dr. Govind Kadam. A comparative study of mental imagery ability between individual and team game players from Pune city. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2016;1(1):94-96.