International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2016, Vol. 1, Issue 2
A comparative study of mental toughness between urban and rural interuniversity volleyball players
Author(s): BR Rawte
This study was conducted to compare mental toughness of rural and urban origin interuniversity volleyball players. 100 male volleyball players (Ave. age 23.31 yrs) who took part in interuniversity volleyball tournament were selected as sample. The selected sample comprise of equal number of subjects from urban and rural belongingness. Mental toughness questionnaire prepared by Tiwari (2004) was used in the present study to collect data. Results reveal that mental toughness of urban male volleyball players is significantly higher as compared to rural male volleyball players at .01 level of significance. On the basis of results, it may be concluded that psychological qualities such as mental toughness which is related with sports performance can be differentiated in interuniversity volleyball players on the basis of their urban-rural belongingness.
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BR Rawte. A comparative study of mental toughness between urban and rural interuniversity volleyball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2016;1(2):185-186.