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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part G

A study of depression between athletes and non-athletes of Shopian district of J&K

AUTHOR(S): Sabzar Ahmad Lone and Aftab Ahmad Jan
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of this study was to compare Athletes and Non Athletes on their levels of Depression. The present study is the descriptive survey method. Total numbers of 50 students were selected as the samples for the study purposively from the Five Schools of Shopian District of J&K, in which 25 were Athletes and 25 were Non Athletes. For the collection of data the researcher administered the Zung Depression Scale. Data of Depression of Athletes and Non Athletes was compared by using independent sample t-test. The level of significance was kept at 0.05 level of significant. Results shows, that there is significant difference between the Depression level of Athletes and Non Athletes. In the Depression, we observe that Athletes got good results as compared to Non Athletes. Researcher also observed that the means scores of Depression showed that Non Athletes have high degree of Depression than Athletes. Finally researcher concluded that Non Athletes were more depressed as compare to Athletes and their level of Depression is not similar, and also the sports participation plays very vital role in decreasing the levels of Depression.
Pages: 359-360  |  25 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sabzar Ahmad Lone, Aftab Ahmad Jan. A study of depression between athletes and non-athletes of Shopian district of J&K. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):359-360.
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