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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Analysis of personality traits and playing ability of Kerala youth soccer players
Author(s): Irshad Hassan C and Dr. K Kannadasan
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship between personality traits and playing ability variables among Kerala youth soccer players. A total of sixty players (N=60) male soccer players were selected at random from Calicut District, Kerala. The age of the selected soccer players was restricted to U-19. The variables selected for this study are personality traits and playing ability. To measure personality traits Eysenck’s Personality Questionnaire - Revised (EPQ-R) was used and playing ability of soccer players was assessed through subjective rating by coaches/experts. The collected data from the subjects were statistically analyzed using SPSS 20 and Pearson correlation was applied and the level of significance was tested at 0.05. It was concluded that positive correlation was found between psychoticism and playing ability, extraversion and playing ability and a negative correlation was found between neuroticism and playing ability among Kerala youth soccer players.
Pages: 45-47  |  223 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Irshad Hassan C and Dr. K Kannadasan. Analysis of personality traits and playing ability of Kerala youth soccer players. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(2): 45-47.
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