International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part Z
Cross sectional study of psychological characteristics of sports persons at different levels of sports participation
AUTHOR(S): Suresh Kumar
The purpose of the present study was to compare the psychological characteristics of intercollegiate and intervarsity female handball players. Total forty subjects were randomly selected (20 from intercollegiate and 20 from intervarsity) from Jammu University; Jammu and Kashmir was taken as a sample. The age of subject ranged between 18-25 years. Sports Specific Personality Test for the measurement of personality traits of sportspersons; Specific Sports Personality Test devised by Cheema and Singh (2005) was administered in English version to all the subjects of the study. All the subjects were informed about aim and methodology of the study and they volunteered to participate in this study. ‘T’ test independent was used to analysis the data, level of confidence was set at 0.05 level. The results show that personality traits of sportspersons showed that in the parameters such as Sociability, Dominance, Extraversion, Conventionality, Self-Concept and Mental Toughness, there were significant difference between intercollegiate and intervarsity female handball players of Jammu University and there were no significant difference in the component of Emotional Stability between intercollegiate and intervarsity female handball players.
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Suresh Kumar. Cross sectional study of psychological characteristics of sports persons at different levels of sports participation. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1485-1487.