2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
A comparative study of marital adjustment in females with relation to participation in sports
Author(s): Dr. Ajay Karkare and Neelima Peter
Ancient Greece philosophy considered sports as an overall development of mankind. The overall development of mankind includes factors related to physical, physiological and psychological wellbeing. Adjustment is also a part of psychological wellbeing. Apart from different kinds of adjustment an individual has to make, marital adjustment is one of the most important aspect which smooth functioning of marital life depends. This study was planned to assess the effect of participation in sports on marital adjustment in females. The sample consists of 100 female sportspersons and 100 female non-sportspersons. The age range of working and physically active subjects was 25 to 60 years. The minimum criterion for selection of female sportspersons was participation in intercollegiate/state level tournaments. To assess marital adjustment of selected subject's revised questionnaire prepared by Kumar and Rohatgi (1985) was used. Data analysis revealed superior marital adjustment in female sportspersons as compared to female non-sportsperson. It was concluded that participation in sports develop certain psychological skills which in turn aid married females to adjust better in their marital life.
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Dr. Ajay Karkare, Neelima Peter. A comparative study of marital adjustment in females with relation to participation in sports. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):530-531.