2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effect of urban-rural belongingness on mental toughness of intercollegiate male cricket players of Maharashtra
Author(s): Dr. BV Shrigiriwar
In the present study mental toughness of intercollegiate male cricketers from urban and rural areas of Maharashtra was compared. 30 urban male intercollegiate cricket players and 30 rural male intercollegiate cricket players were selected as sample. The sample for the present study has a domicile of Maharashtra. The age range of the sample was 19 to 25 years. To assess mental toughness of selected male cricket players, Mental Toughness Questionnaire prepared by Tiwari (2007) was used. It consists of sub variables i.e. self-confidence, motivation, attention control, goal setting, visual and imagery control and attitude control which can be measured by 48 items. Results reveal that mental toughness of urban male cricket players of Maharashtra is significantly higher as compared to rural male cricket players of Maharashtra at.01 level of significance. On the basis of results, it may be concluded that rural male cricket players from Maharashtra needs specific psychological training to enhance their mental toughness, an essential psychological factor of sports performance.
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Dr. BV Shrigiriwar. Effect of urban-rural belongingness on mental toughness of intercollegiate male cricket players of Maharashtra. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):620-621.