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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2022, Vol. 7, Issue 1
Study on personality traits and body image of college teachers and professional players
Author(s): Dr. Rajarshi Kayal
Abstract:
Aim: The present study aims to find out the relationship between personality traits and body image of the college teachers and professional players.
Methods: Following purposive sampling method, a total sample of 120 participants (Male college teachers (N1) = 60 and male professional players (N2) = 60) with age range from 26 years to 40 years were selected for the present study. Multi-dimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire [1] was used to measure Body Image of the sample under study. International Personality Item Pool [2] was used to measure personality traits of the sample. Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient, ANOVA and t-statistics were used with the help of SPSS (Version 22).
Results: i) Body image has a significant and positive correlation with four personality traits, like openness, agreeableness, extraversion and conscientiousness of the college teachers and the professional players under study. ii) Body image of the college teachers and professional players under study are negatively correlated with neuroticism. iii) The overall personality score of the college teachers and professional players with Positive body image and moderate body image differed significantly from the overall personality score of those with poor body image. iv). The College Teachers and the Professional Players differed significantly with respect to their body Image. v) The College Teachers and the Professional Players differed significantly with respect to their overall personality score.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajarshi Kayal. Study on personality traits and body image of college teachers and professional players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2022;7(1):166-168.
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