2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part O
A comparative study of mental toughness of university level rowing players
AUTHOR(S): Himanshu Hooda, Dinesh Kumar Kaushik, Deepak Hooda and Dr. Manju Chahal
Mental toughness was defined as having the natural or developed psychological edge that enables you to, generally, cope better than your opponents with the many demands (competition, training, lifestyle) that sport places on a performer and, specifically, be more consistent and better than your opponents in remaining determined, focused, confident, and in control under pressure. The aim of present study is to compare the university level rowing players with regard to their mental toughness. To accomplish the study, purposive sampling technique has been used. The sample of the study has been selected from the All India Inter-University rowing (Men & Women) championship 2017–2018 held at Panjab University, Chandigarh from 13th to 17th March, 2018. For this purpose, 80 university level rowing players (40 male and 40 female) were selected as subjects. The selected subjects were between the age group of 18 to 25 years. In order to measure the level of mental toughness, Mental Toughness Questionnaire developed by (Allan Goldberg, 1998) was used. To find out the difference in the level of mental toughness, independent sample ‘t’ test was applied through statistical product and service solutions (SPSS) version 20.0. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The t-value considered was 1.99 at 78 degree of freedom to analyse the final results. The result of the present study revealed significant difference between male and female university level rowing players with regard to their mental toughness.
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Himanshu Hooda, Dinesh Kumar Kaushik, Deepak Hooda, Dr. Manju Chahal. A comparative study of mental toughness of university level rowing players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):839-842.