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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

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Doping awareness among sportspersons of Punjab: A survey study
Author(s): Shamider Singh and Dalwinder Singh
Abstract:
The present study was designed to examine the doping awareness among sportspersons of Punjab in relation to type of sports. A sample of one thousand (N=1000) players composed of five different sports namely handball, football, hockey, kabaddi (Punjab style) and kabaddi (National style) from Punajb state was selected to act as subjects for the present study. Out of 1000, two hundred (n=200) subjects were selected randomly from each game to achieve the purpose of the present study. To obtain the required information with regard to the doping awareness, the self-constructed doping awareness questionnaire was used. The Analysis of Variance (ANOVA-One way) was employed to compare the means of different sports with regard to doping awareness among sportspersons of Punjab. Scheffe’s Pos-hoc test was applied to examine the degree and direction of differences where ‘F’ value found significant. Descriptive statistics was also carried out. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results of the present study indicated that the hockey players demonstrated significantly high doping awareness as compared to their handball, football, kabaddi (P.S) and Kabaddi (N.S) counterparts.
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How to cite this article:
Shamider Singh, Dalwinder Singh. Doping awareness among sportspersons of Punjab: A survey study. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1278-1281.
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