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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2016, Vol. 1, Issue 1
A comparative study of mental toughness between medal winner and non-medal winner male varsity Sportsperson: With reference to indigenous sports of India
Author(s): Dr. Neeta N Kashyap
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to compare mental toughness of medal winner and non-medal winner’s university sportsperson from indigenous sports of India. To conduct the study 40 medal winner male interuniversity sportsperson (Average 22.18 years) and 40 non-medal winner male interuniversity students (Average age 24.21 years) were selected as sample. In the present study khokho and wrestling were considered as indigenous sport. To assess mental toughness of selected varsity male sportspersons from indigenous sport, Mental Toughness Questionnaire prepared by Tiwari (2007) was used. Results reveal that medal winner male varsity sportspersons were mentally more tough and strong as compared to non-medal winner male varsity students with both group represent indigenous sport. The results add further knowledge regarding the role of mental toughness for better performance in indigenous sports of India.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Neeta N Kashyap. A comparative study of mental toughness between medal winner and non-medal winner male varsity Sportsperson: With reference to indigenous sports of India. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2016;1(1):62-64.
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