International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part G
Fitness and psychological variables of Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho players
AUTHOR(S): Ravindra Gouda SM, Shrinivasa S and Dr. ND Virupaksha
Sports in the present day have become extremely competitive. Previous records are being broken whenever there is a competition. It is not the mere participation after a few days of practice that brings an individual victory but continuous hard work of training right from childhood. All the sportsmen look for the ways of making themselves better in their chosen sports. Making the players fittest, strongest and more capable of doing exercise can make this possible. Their skills are to be developed with some of the component of physical fitness to give a great boost to performance in games and sports. Competitive sports make tremendous demand on the physical condition, vitality, endurance and mental power of the participant. Only athlete in the extreme condition may withstand the wear and tear of a competitive season. Thus, we can say that only fittest can perform to the best of their ability. During the past two decades sports psychology has emerged as a legitimate field of scientific enquiry. Researchers are afforded ample opportunity to observe, describe and explain the various psychological factors that influences diverse aspects of sports and physical activities. Kho-Kho and Atya-Patya are indigenous game of India. These are the most popular Indian games and developed in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. These games are simple in nature, easy to organize, less expensive and reach the common people of both sex. The main objective of this study was to analyze the skill related fitness such as Balance,Coordination and psychological aspect will to win of national level Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho male players. To achieve the purpose of the study data was collected from total of sixty players, and thirty players from each game. They have represented Karnataka state in Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho game. The age of the subjects were ranging from 18-28 years. The data collected was treated with the statistical technique ‘t’ test and found there is a significant difference in the selected skill related fitness and will to win psychological aspect between Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho male players.
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Ravindra Gouda SM, Shrinivasa S, Dr. ND Virupaksha. Fitness and psychological variables of Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):373-375.