2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Comparative study of mental toughness between male and female wrestling players
Author(s): Hem Raj
Background: The Purpose of the study was to compare Male and Female Wrestling players of Punjab University Chandigarh on mental toughness. Method: A total of forty (40) students, comprising of 20 female and 20 male players from Punjab University, Chandigarh were randomly selected for the study and were shortlisted though purposive sampling. The age of the subjects ranged between 18 to 25 years. To analyse mental toughness of the subjects: Mental toughness Questionnaire (R-0.88 and V-0.80) developed by Dr Alan Goldberg's was used. To ascertain mental toughess of the subjects, scoring key were referred and to compare Male and Female Wrestling Players on mental toughness students t test was applied with level of significance fixed at 0.05. Result the analysis of data using students t test for finding the significance difference between Mae and Female Wrestling players on mental toughness showed an insignificant difference. Therefore, the hypotheses that there will be significant difference between the mental toughness of Male and Female Wrestling players have been rejected. Conclusion: Male and Female Wrestling players showed significant difference on mental toughness, though male Wrestling players showed slightly slightly higher mean on mental toughness than female Wrestling players students.
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Hem Raj. Comparative study of mental toughness between male and female wrestling players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1965-1966.