A study of judokas for Performance motivation among intercollege and national level players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Suresh Kumar
Psychology is one of the major aspects of sports performance a human being. Purpose of the present study was to assess the status of performance of players of Judo game. The study was conducted on 70 Judokas of different colleges of Punjab region. The age of the subject ranged between 17-25 years. Aspect of participation motivation was measured with the help of test. The test was employed to assess the performance motivation of inter-college and national level players of Judokas. The mean and S D values between the two gender groups were calculated and then to find out the significance of differences, t-test was used with regards to the gender differences of Judo game. To find out the significance of difference various level of sports t-test was applied. There was no significant difference among Inter College Level Boys and national level boy belonging to Judo game on the variable of participation motivation though there had been slightly difference in their mean value.
It is found from the results that inter-college level Judokas attached more importance to inter-college level competition. The result is trusted after winning only inter-college level competitions. They become eligible to participate in upper level. Here by the inter-college level competitions are more important for players then national level competition. They know that they are bond to get the first four positions as only four teams play this level of the tournament. National level performance also considered important for all players. The performance given by the players at national level contribute to their carrier achievement in the term of admission to higher courses better employment opportunities reorganization in the society and sports world.