2016, Vol. 1, Issue 2
Comparison of aggression between team and individual game players
Author(s): Dinesh Kumar
Aggression is instrumental in achieving performance objectives, but it can have both positive and negative consequences depends on the level, type of aggression and for what objectives one is using aggression. The present study aim at comparing the aggression in the context of different nature of sports activities i.e. team games and individual games. For the study 100 male (18-28 age) interuniversity team game (Kho-Kho, Handball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, and Volleyball) players and individual game players (Power lifting, Boxing, Taekwondo, Badminton, Chess, Judo, Weightlifting and Yoga) were conveniently selected. The data was collected using Maathur & Bhatnagar’s aggression scale. Descriptive statistics and independent sample t-test revealed team game players mean 189.28± 13.75, players of individual game 170.4±17.06 revealed team game players were more aggressive as compare to individual game players, so as has been proved by independent sample t-test as the calculated t-value -6.092 is found far greater than the tabulated value 1.984 at α 0.05, 98df for 2-tailed test hence concluded that team game players were more aggressive as compared to individual game players.
Pages: 64-66 | 965 Views 18 Downloads
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Dinesh Kumar. Comparison of aggression between team and individual game players. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2016; 1(2): 64-66.