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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Comparative analysis among the players of selected team sports on mental toughness
Author(s): Tanvi Singh
Abstract:
The aim of the study was to compare mental toughness among the players of selected team sports: Football, Volleyball and Cricket. These sports were chosen on the basis of nature of sports: contact sports, noncontact sports and characteristics of both. For the purpose of the study, 60 players from Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow were chosen: Football (N=20,) Volleyball (N=20) and Cricket (N=20).The age of the players ranges from 15 -20 years. To measure their mental toughness, Psychological Performance Inventory (PPI) developed by James E. Loehr (1986) was used. One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and LSD (Post hoc) was used as a statistical technique. The result revealed that Volleyball players were found better mental toughness skills than Cricket and Football players. On the basis of that it was concluded that the mental toughness was influenced by the nature of the sports (contact, non-contact and both).
Pages: 315-318  |  226 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Tanvi Singh. Comparative analysis among the players of selected team sports on mental toughness. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):315-318.
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