International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part J
A study of self-efficacy among softball players and non- soft ball players
AUTHOR(S): Daksh Sharma
A complex process of Self appraisals and Self persuasion form the basis of judgments that individuals create with regards to whether they believe they have the capabilities to achieve. This is known as Self efficacy and it relies on cognitive processing from a wide range of sources of efficacy information. Self efficacy is a psychological mechanism that inhabits an individual’s belief surrounding their capabilities to formulate control over situations that affect their lives Self efficacy is a psychological mechanism that inhabits an individual’s belief surrounding their capabilities to formulate control over situations that affect their lives. The purpose of the study was to compare Self efficacy among softball players with non-softball players. 50 players (male), comparing 25 softball players and 25 non-softball players, randomly selected for the study. The age of the players ranged between 17-25 years. The psychological variable selected for the study was Self efficacy. To collect the data for Self efficacy, general Self efficacy scale (GSES) developed by R. Schwarzer along with M. Jerusalem (1995) was used to compare the variable among softball players and non-softball players. The value of mean and standard deviation of the test was computed by applying‘t’ test at 0.05 level of significance. In the study, there was insignificant difference found on Self efficiency among softball players and non-softball players.
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Daksh Sharma. A study of self-efficacy among softball players and non- soft ball players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):538-539.