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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
Passion in sports: A comparative study of male and female athletes
Author(s): Dr. Jaskaran Singh Sidhu
Abstract:
Aim: The Aim of this study is to assess level of Passion in sports between male and female athletes at intercollegiate level of Mansa District
Methodology: For present research work a sample of 25 male athletes and 25 female athletes of Mansa district were selected.
Tools: To evaluate the passion between athletes Passion scale designed by Vallerand, R.J., Blanchard, C.M., Mageau, G.A., Koestner, R., Ratelle, C., Léonard, M., Gagné, M., & Marsolais, J. (2003) was used to assess the passion among athletes.
Statistical analysis: To find out the relationship among the research variables exists or not, t- test was used to test the significance of difference between the variables. Statistics for each characteristic were calculated; Mean, Standard deviation, Standard error of Mean. Data was analysed using SPSS (Statistical package for the social sciences). Statistical significance was set at p < 0.05.
Results: significant difference exist between male and female athletes on overall passion scale. Non- significant differences exist on harmonious passion scale and on passion criterion between male and female athletes. On obsessive passion significant difference exist between male and female athletes.
Conclusion: Passion helps in choosing and engaging individual in sports activity without passion the interest in sports become useless. Passion adds zeal in sports activity.
Pages: 1440-1442  |  177 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Jaskaran Singh Sidhu. Passion in sports: A comparative study of male and female athletes. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1440-1442.
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