2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Relationship of selected psychological skills with level of achievement of Kho kho players in Kerala
Author(s): Sudheesh CS and Sreehari RS
The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship of selected psychological skills to level of achievement of kho kho players in Kerala. The subjects of the study were 90 kho kho players who practiced in different coaching centres in Kerala, out of which 45 were male and others were female. The variables selected for the study were: 1) Psychological Skills such as Arousal Regulation, Goal Setting, Imagery, Attention, Motivation, Self- Awareness, Self-Confidence and Total Psychological Skills. Psychological skills were assessed by Psychological Skills Assessment Scale developed by Dr. Lalit Sharma and Dr. Mallika Sharma. 2) Level of achievement which was assessed by interview with the player. Data were collected by meeting the players personally with the consent from the coaches from the coaching centres. Descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation, minimum score and maximum score were calculated to understand the nature of spread of the data. To find out the relationship between selected psychological variables to level of achievement Pearson product Moment Correlation was computed. Arousal Regulation and Total Psychological Skills of female players showed significant positive relationship to level of achievement whereas Imagery and Motivation of female players showed negative relationship. Goal Setting, Attention, Self-Awareness and Self-Confidence showed positive but not significant relationship to level of achievement of female players. Arousal Regulation of male players showed no relationship to level of achievement. Total Psychological Skills showed non-significant positive relationship and Goal Setting, Imagery, Attention, Motivation, Self-Awareness and Self-Confidence showed non-significant negative relationship to level of achievement of male kho kho players.
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Sudheesh CS, Sreehari RS. Relationship of selected psychological skills with level of achievement of Kho kho players in Kerala. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):402-404.