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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor RJIF: 5.18

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part V

Analysis of mental imagery among competitive athletes

AUTHOR(S): Dr. D Shunmuganathan and Dr. M Uma Kamalavathi
The purpose of the study was to analyze the mental imagery among competitive athletes. To achieve the purpose of the study, a total of sixty women players were selected as subjects at random from the affiliated colleges of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelvali. The age of the subjects were ranged from 18 to 28 years. The selected subjects were divided into four groups of fifteen students each such as basket ball, kabaddi, khokho and volleyball. Mental imagery was selected as the dependent variable. Basketball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, and volleyball were selected as Independent variables for this study. The selected dependent variable is tested by standardized Questionnaire called Sport Imagery Questionnaire (S.Q) which was developed by Mr. Munroeeral, in the year 1998. Then dada were collected from the selected subjects during the academic year 2012-2013 on the selected variables. The static group comparison design was used for this study. All the subjects were tested on selected psychological variable. The data pertaining to the variables in this study were examined by using analysis of variance (ANOVA) for each variables separately in order to determine the differences if any, among the means. Whenever ‘F’ ratio was found to be significant the scheffe’s test was used as post-hoc test to determine the cell mean differences. The level of significance was fixed at .05 level of confidence for all the cases. The result of the study shows that there was no significant difference among basketball, kabaddi, kho-kho and volleyball players on mental imagery. It was found that kho-kho players were showed better performance in mental imagery when compared to other players.
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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dr. D Shunmuganathan, Dr. M Uma Kamalavathi. Analysis of mental imagery among competitive athletes. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):1222-1223.
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