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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2017, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part B

A relationship study of selected psychological variables among the successful and unsuccessful team of men cricket at inter collegiate level

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh
ABSTRACT:
In the field of competitive sport, training of athletes is incomplete without psychological training of the competition. Psychological readiness plays a decisive role as to determine whether or not an athlete or not an athlete in competition and in training responds to their optimum potentials, keeping in mind the research scholar selected to Study the Relationship between Self Concept and Locus of Control among the Successful and Unsuccessful team of men Cricket at Delhi Inter College. 12 players of the college team who represented in Delhi inter college and got the 1st, 2nd position and the last two positions were taken as the subjects of the study i.e. 12 x 4 = 48. The teams who got the1st and 2nd position in Cricket Delhi inter college were considered as the successful team and the last two teams were considered as the unsuccessful one. The variables selected for the study were Locus of Control and Self Concept. The 2 questionnaire selected for the purpose of the study were Self-concept questionnaire by Raj Kumar Saraswat and Locus of control questionnaire by Roma Pal, which were administered to the top two teams and the bottom two teams. The data was collected on the basis of the manual. The statistical techniques employed were descriptive statistics, ‘t’ test and Pearson product moment correlation. The results revealed that LOC among successful team has a mean value of 54.42 and standard deviation of 2.45 whereas LOC among unsuccessful team has a mean value of 54.38 and standard deviated of 1.69. Self-concept among successful team has a mean value of 164.70 and standard deviation of 15.41 whereas self-concept among unsuccessful team has a mean value of 171.54 and standard deviation of 12.94. Also there was no significant relationship between LOC of successful and LOC of unsuccessful teams with correlation values of –0.166 and significance value of 0.439. And also, within the self-concept of successful players and self-concept of unsuccessful players there was no significant relationship with correlation value of -0.125 and significant value of 0.559. And finally, there was no significant difference between LOC of successful and LOC of unsuccessful teams with obtained ‘t’– value of 0.06 against the required value of 0.95 and also within the self-concept of successful players and the self-concept of unsuccessful players there is no significant difference between mean value of selected group. Where the obtained ‘t’ value was found to be 1.57 against the required value of 0.13 required to be significant, It was concluded that no significant relationship was found on locus of control among the successful & unsuccessful team of men Cricket player at Delhi inter college there was no significant relationship on self-concept among the successful & unsuccessful team of men Cricket players, also not only the self-concept & locus of control play a role at the success of team but various other aspects of psychology like anxiety, motivation etc. also plays role in that, no significant relationship was found between self-concept & locus of control among successful team of men Cricket players and no significant relationship was found between self-concept & locus of control among unsuccessful team of men Cricket players at Delhi inter college.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh. A relationship study of selected psychological variables among the successful and unsuccessful team of men cricket at inter collegiate level. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2017;2(1):122-125.
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