2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
A study of attitude towards use of ergogenic aids among national level players
Author(s): Rajiv Godara and Dr. Anik Kr. Vanaik
The purpose of the study was to study the Knowledge and awareness amongst the sports persons regarding the use of ergogenic aids, a total of 200 (50 from each sport, i.e. Athletics, Shooting, Boxing and Wrestling) male players were purposively selected to act as subjects for the study. The subjects were selected from all over North India in different tournaments/clubs/academies with minimum national level participation. The age of the subjects ranged between 17 to 30 years and the mean age of the subjects was found to be 20±2.92 years. A questionnaire was developed to survey the knowledge and attitude regarding the use of ergogenic aids amongst sports persons of North India. This questionnaire assessed the knowledge of sports persons regarding the type of ergogenic aids, their use and frequency, source of information and knowledge regarding their perceived effects. Thereafter the collected data on the selected parameters was analyzed by Chi Square Test for understanding the divergence of observed results. For better understanding, graphical illustrations of the findings, bar diagrams have been presented. Level of significance was set at 0.05.
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How to cite this article:
Rajiv Godara, Dr. Anik Kr. Vanaik. A study of attitude towards use of ergogenic aids among national level players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2101-2103.