2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Comparison of personality traits between medalist and non-medalist among long distance runners
Author(s): Rani Neha and Bhukar JP
The aim of the present study was to analyze the personality characteristics between medalists and non- medalists male long distance runners. For the purpose of the study sixteen male long distance runners were selected purposively as subjects who fall between the age group of 18 to 35 years. Data were obtained from Sports Authority of India Banglore, Bhosle Athletic academy Nasik and LNIPE Gwalior. Selected psychological variable Big Five Personality Inventory was used made up of 44 items that are divided into 5 subscales i.e., extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness. Independent T test was used at 0.05 level of significance. The calculated t-value extroversion 0.06, agreeableness 1.46, conscientiousness 0.74, neuroticism 0.17 and openness 0.23 which were greater than 0.05 significance level. It concluded that there were no significance differences between medalists and non-medalists personality trait.
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Rani Neha, Bhukar JP. Comparison of personality traits between medalist and non-medalist among long distance runners. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1377-1379.