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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 I

An analysis of imagery ability, mental preparation and self- confidence level (mental skills) among national level sprinters and long distance runners

AUTHOR(S): Amrik Singh and Dr. Amarpreet Singh
ABSTRACT:
The main purpose of the study was to find out the mental skills between national level sprinters and long distance runners. The total number of 50 subjects selected as samples from Punjabi University, Patiala in which 25 are sprinters and 25 are long distance runners. The age group of the subjects ranged from 18-25 years. All the samples were selected on random basis. To assess mental skill level of selected subjects, Mental Skills inventory developed by Nelson & Hardy was used. This inventory measures Imagery Ability, Mental Preparation, Self- Confidence. This inventory is highly reliable & valid to assess mental skills of selected subjects. The scoring was done according to rule led down by the authors. The ‘t’ test was used to find out significant difference among two groups i.e. male sprinters and long distance runners. Results found that there is no significant difference has been found between sprinters & long distance runners on the basis of Imagery Ability, Mental Preparation and Self- Confidence level.
Pages: 470-472  |  418 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amrik Singh, Dr. Amarpreet Singh. An analysis of imagery ability, mental preparation and self- confidence level (mental skills) among national level sprinters and long distance runners. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):470-472.
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