2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
A comparative study of mental health and mental toughness of individual and team sports person
Author(s): Ajoy Singha and Cleverson Syiemlieh
Sports have become the object of universal attention and interest in contemporary society; they are also in arena for intricate ideological rivalry. The reason for this is that they represent a complex, multifunctional social phenomenon. They are capable of exerting an influence on social production, human behavior patterns and social relationships. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between mental health and mental toughness among sports persons. Participants were total of 40 subjects (N=40) male sports persons (Individual=20and Team=20) were chosenwithin the age range of 15-18 years. Data were collected using The subject’s Mental Health was assessed by using from Thier personality inventory (TPI -20) Developed by Peter Becker (1989).The Mental Toughness Questionnaire (MTQ-40) Alan Golberg’s (1998). Results revealed that there existed significant difference of mental health and mental toughness of individual and team sports persons. The implications for the present study were deliberated.
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Ajoy Singha, Cleverson Syiemlieh. A comparative study of mental health and mental toughness of individual and team sports person. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):2081-2083.