2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Comparative study on mental skills between costal and non-costal area of male basketball players
Author(s): S Marimuthukumar and Dr. STN Rajeswaran
The purpose of the present study was to geographically analyses the factors determine the performance of sports among the male studying in the Colleges of coastal area and plain area. For this, as samples the male studying in the Colleges of the coastal area (N=247) and plain area (N=198) in the age group of 18-25 years were selected totally 445. To have the quality over the collection of data, the samples identified in this study were clearly explained about the need, nature and purpose of the study. The tools used to collect data are standardized equipments with well established reliability for measuring the psychological. The Mental skills Inventory for Sports (PSIS R-5; Mahoney, Gabriel, & Perkins, 1987). Mental skill variables such as motivation, confidence and anxiety control. Using these scientific instruments, the data on selected variables were collected with the help of research assistants. From the response of mental skills, it was found that 32 male from the coastal area and 23 male from plain area made incorrect response and not accounted for this study. Thus, finally data collected 215 male from the coastal area and 175 male from plain area were considered for this study. The collected data from the variables used in the study were treated with one way analysis of variance so as to analyses geographically. The results derived from the one way analysis of variance are as follows. The findings of this study, clearly explained that other than the very few variables, in the factors of psychological, mostly the male studying in Colleges of coastal area were found to be significantly higher than the male of plain area.
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How to cite this article:
S Marimuthukumar, Dr. STN Rajeswaran. Comparative study on mental skills between costal and non-costal area of male basketball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):74-76.