2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
An analytical study of coping skills of adolescent boys athletes of individual and team sports
Author(s): Varshney Archana and Dr. Sandeep Kumar
The present study is intended to find out the status of coping skills attached with the adolescent boy athletes of individual and team sports. The subjects chosen for this study were 700 adolescents boys (individual and team sport) from the Schools of National Capital Region in the age group of 13-18 years with a mean and SD of 15.06 + 1.18 respectively. They were further classified into different sub categories in total 700 Adolescent boy athletes, 169 were from individual sport with direct contact, 179 were from individual sport without contact, 180 were from team sport with direct contact and 172 from team sport without contact. Altogether 348 were individual sport athletes and 352 athletes were from team sport. The test item selected for psychological parameter to be assessed for this study was Athletic Coping Style Inventory (ACSI) by Smith, Schutz, Smoll, & Ptacek, (1995), used to compare the present study. GLM multivariate analysis (ANVOA) of variance was used for the present study. The obtained F ratio in coping skills, coping with adversity, Peaking under pressure, and Goal Setting and Mental Preparation, is 14.85; 7.697; 3.315 and were found significant as the required value for significant at 3, 696 degree of freedom is 2.61. There is no statically significant difference found in the coping skills factors of concentration, Freedom from Worry, confidence and achievement motivation and coachability in adolescent boy athletes of individual and team sports. The present finding towards coping skills attached to participation in sports is quite thought provoking. May be some more work with different perspective will help to learn more with regard to coping skills.
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Varshney Archana, Dr. Sandeep Kumar. An analytical study of coping skills of adolescent boys athletes of individual and team sports. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2305-2308.