2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Mental toughness in Indian junior soccer players: a review and prospect
Author(s): Anshul Katiyar, Dr. Ajit Kumar and Dr. Deepak Sharma
Purpose: The present study is based on comparison of Mental Toughness among the I-league academy and football school, where in 36 participants from bot h teams voluntary participated in the Mental Toughness (MTQ) develop by Goldberg (2004). The study compared five elements of mental toughness, 1) Rebound ability 2) Pressure Handling, 3) Concentration 4) Confidence 5) Motivation.
Results: Reviled no significant difference in the components of mental toughness and direct towards the development of football at grass roots level consisting of mental skills along with psychomotor components. The study directs the future of football being based on more scientific domain at grassroots level training comprising of coaching system addressing the requirements of elements necessary for the growth of quality players in India.
Pages: 1179-1181 | 160 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anshul Katiyar, Dr. Ajit Kumar and Dr. Deepak Sharma. Mental toughness in Indian junior soccer players: a review and prospect. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 1179-1181.