2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
A study of emotional intelligence among soccer players at different playing positions
Author(s): Deepak Hooda and Dr. Anu Sharma
The present study examined the emotional intelligence among female soccer players. To obtain the data, the investigator had selected one hundred sixty five (N = 165) female soccer players from different districts of Haryana state. The age of the subjects were ranged from 16 to 19 years. The female soccer players were divided into four groups: (N1 = 50 Strikers, N2 = 50 Midfielders, N3 = 50 Defenders and N4 = 15 goalkeepers). The purposive sampling technique was used to select the subjects. To measure the emotional intelligence level of the subjects, the emotional intelligence scale constructed by Hyde et al. (2001)  was administered. One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was employed to compare the different playing positions in soccer players. The results where ‘F’ value was found significant, Scheffe post-hoc test was applied to find out the direction and degree of difference. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results revealed significant difference with regard to emotional intelligence among female soccer players at different playing positions. Emotional intelligence of defenders was found to be statistically significant when compared to the midfielders and goalkeepers. No significant difference was found between strikers and defenders, strikers and midfielders, strikers and goalkeepers, midfielders and goalkeepers.
Pages: 2198-2199 | 154 Views 14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepak Hooda, Dr. Anu Sharma. A study of emotional intelligence among soccer players at different playing positions. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2198-2199.