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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

2023, Vol. 8, Issue 2
Interpersonal relationship and locus of control among elite level football players at different playing position
Author(s): Dr. K Kannadasan
Abstract:
To achieve the purpose of the present study, fifteen football players (N=15) each in different playing positions namely attackers, midfielders and defenders (N=45) were randomly selected from Chennai division and their ages ranged between 20 and 27 years. The standardized psychological tool devised by J.B. Rotter’s Internal-External Locus of Control scale is a measure of personal belief and this tool was used to assess the Locus of control of football players. The interpersonal relationship was measured using a sports relationship scale devised by Shahin Ahmed and Swaminathan V.D. The data collected was interpreted and analyzed through the descriptive statistics, analysis of variance and Scheffe’s post hoc test. The results were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The results reveal that the interpersonal relationship and locus of control had significant differences among football players at different playing positions. It was concluded that defenders are very good in interpersonal relationships than attackers and midfielders. Also, it was concluded that defenders has an internal locus of control while midfielders has an external locus of control among elite-level football players at different playing positions.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Dr. K Kannadasan. Interpersonal relationship and locus of control among elite level football players at different playing position. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(2):44-46.
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