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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part G

Effect of urban-rural belongingness and cognitive ability on sportsman spirit of intercollegiate athletes

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Neeta N Kashyap
ABSTRACT:
Sportsman spirit of intercollegiate athletes was assessed in this study on the basis of urban rural belongingness and cognitive ability. To conduct the study 25 urban male intercollegiate athletes (Ave. age 19.77 years) and 25 rural male intercollegiate athletes were selected as sample. The sample of this study belonged to Vidarbha region. Sportsman spirit of selected subjects was assessed with the help of questionnaire developed by Dubey (1988) while Mehrotra’s (1984) Mixed Type Group Test of Intelligence (MGTI) was used for assessment of cognitive ability. The high and low level of intelligence was determined by Mean±½S.D. Scores above this value indicate high level of intelligence while scores below this value means low level of intelligence. A 2x2 ANOVA technique was used to assess the impact of urban-rural belongingness and cognitive ability on sportsman spirit of intercollegiate athletes. Results reveal that intercollegiate athletes with low level of intelligence exhibited significantly better sportsman spirit as compared to intercollegiate athletes with high level of intelligence. The main effect of urban-rural belongingness on sportspersons spirit of intercollegiate male athletes was also found to be statistically significant. It reveals that rural male intercollegiate athletes possesses more magnitude of sportsman spirit as compared to urban male intercollegiate athletes. The two factor interaction effect of urban rural belongingness and cognitive ability in the form of intelligence on sportsman spirit of intercollegiate male athletes was not found to be statistically significant.
Pages: 394-396  |  152 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neeta N Kashyap. Effect of urban-rural belongingness and cognitive ability on sportsman spirit of intercollegiate athletes. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):394-396.
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