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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

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Comparative study of mental toughness between amateur golfers and caddie turned amateur golfers
Author(s): Dr. Neelam Paul, Pardeep Kumar
Abstract:
In this study, we assessed the mental toughness between the amateur golfers and caddie turned amateur golfers. Two hundred (200) male golfers of 18 to 24 years of age group were randomly sampled to participate in the present study. They were further divided into two groups which includes one hundred (n=100) amateur golfers and one hundred (n=100) caddie turned amateur golfers. All the subjects, after having been briefed about the objective and protocol of the study, gave their consent, and volunteered to participate in the study. Participants completed the mental toughness inventory (MTI) by Middlenton et al. (2005) was used to measure mental toughness. To determine the difference of Mental Toughness between male golfers independent t-test was employed through SPSS package 20.0 and the significant level was set at 0.05. The findings of this research paper showed that there was non-significant mean difference for overall mental toughness between Amateur golfers and Caddie turned amateur golfers along with its domains: Rebound ability, Ability to handle pressure, concentration ability, Level of confidence and motivation. Yet Caddie turned amateur golfers presented more mental toughness.
Pages: 2230-2233  |  46 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neelam Paul, Pardeep Kumar. Comparative study of mental toughness between amateur golfers and caddie turned amateur golfers. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):2230-2233.
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