International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part G
Sports achievements among U17 and U21 boys and girls in Khelo India games 2019: A comparative study
AUTHOR(S): Atif Ashraf Wani and Dr. V Gopinath
Khelo India Games was introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level. The aim was to build a strong framework for all the Indian sports as well as establishing India as a great sporting nation. The main objective of Khelo India Games programme is to identify talented players in priority sports disciplines at different levels by a high-powered committee. Achievement motivation (motive) has been define by many researches as performing a job as masterfully, achieving perfectly, overcoming problems and performing better than others. Achievement goals can affect the way a person performs a task and represent a desire to show competence. For the purpose of the present study 256 players were selected as subjects. There were 101 volleyball players, 80 badminton players and 75 kabaddi players. All the subjects were selected randomly from Khelo India youth games (KIYG), held at Maharashtra, India from 9th to 20th January 2019. The age of the subjects were U-17 & U-21 years for both boys and girls. The criterion measure chosen to test the hypothesis was the score obtain in sports personality questionnaire (SPQ20) from my skill profile (2016). For the purpose of the analysis of data one way ANOVA was employed to compare the mean among the different sports players. Further scheffe’s post hoc test was used to find out the paired mean difference. The results of the study clearly stated that, boys under 17 & 21 years of different sports have in significant difference and the girls under 17 & 21 has significant difference on achievement. In particular Volleyball players are scores less in achievements scale than badminton and kabaddi players. It was concluded that the achievement level for U17 and U21 year girls were significantly observed in favour of kabaddi players.
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Atif Ashraf Wani, Dr. V Gopinath. Sports achievements among U17 and U21 boys and girls in Khelo India games 2019: A comparative study. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):346-349.