2020, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part A
A comparative analysis of emotional intelligence between female athletes and non-athletes
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Thingnam Premchandra Singh and Okram David
The purpose of present study was to compare the emotional intelligence between the female athletes and non-athletes of Panjab University, Chandigarh. To achieve the purpose of the study, one hundred fifty (n=150) female athletes and non-athletes [seventy five athletes and seventy five non-athletes] from Panjab University, Chandigarh between 19-26 years were selected as subjects of the study by using random sampling technique. To assess the emotional intelligences the emotional intelligence scale developed by Hyde et al. (2005)  was used. To find out the significance difference between the female athletes and non-athletes, independent t-test was applied with the help of SPSS software. For testing hypothesis, the level of significance was set at 0.05. Results of the study revealed that there were no significant differences on the factors; self-motivation, managing relations, integrity, self-development, value orientation and emotional intelligence (total). On the other hand, significant differences were found on the factors; self-awareness, empathy, emotional stability, commitment and altruistic behaviour.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Thingnam Premchandra Singh, Okram David. A comparative analysis of emotional intelligence between female athletes and non-athletes. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2020;5(2):31-33.