2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Prophecy of playing ability of national male volleyball players in relation to some psychological variables
Author(s): Rayees Ahmad Bhat and Dr. Sunil Dudhale
Background: The aim of the present study was to find out the prophecy of volleyball playing ability in the light of sports achievement motivation and sports competition anxiety. To conduct the study 96 national male volleyball players were selected. The selected subjects were part of teams which qualified for quarterfinals in senior national volleyball championship. The average age of the selected national male volleyball players was 27.92 years. Volleyball playing ability was based on comprehensive rating of three judges. To assess sports competition anxiety in national male volleyball players, Sports Competition Anxiety test (SCAT) standardized by Martens (1990) was used. To evaluate achievement motivation in national male volleyball players, SAMT that is Sports Achievement Motivation Test prepared by Kamlesh (1990) was preferred. Linear regression explained 37.2% (R square =.372) variance in overall data on volleyball playing ability. The reported Beta coefficient for sports achievement motivation and sports competition anxiety also revealed significantly higher impact of sports achievement motivation on volleyball playing ability as compared to sports competition anxiety. Authors concludes that psychological characteristics namely sports achievement motivation and sports competition anxiety created significantly large impact on playing ability of national male volleyball players.
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How to cite this article:
Rayees Ahmad Bhat, Dr. Sunil Dudhale. Prophecy of playing ability of national male volleyball players in relation to some psychological variables. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):715-717.