International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part C (2015)
Comparison and assessment of mental health among different playing positions in handball
Ashutosh Pandey, Rakesh Kumar Patel
The purpose of the study was to assess & compare mental health of state level handball players playing at different positions.
Methods: One hundred five (15 for each playing position) state level handball players aged 16 to 22 years were selected. Mental health inventory developed by Dr. Jagdish & Dr. A. K. Srivastava (1983) was used to assess mental health. Descriptive statistics was used to characterize different playing positions on mental health & one way analysis of variance was used compare mental health at different playing positions of state level Handball players and paired mean comparison by post hoc test. The level of significance was set at .05 levels.
Results & Conclusions: According to the norms based on mental health inventory, the mental health of players Goalkeeper (M=1.64), Right winger (M=156.46), left winger (156.06), Right shooter (M=152.46), Left shooter (M=157.06), Centre player (M=154.06), Pivot player (M=157.60) respectively, playing at different position possess average mental health (157.01 to below 176.45).
How to cite this article:
Ashutosh Pandey, Rakesh Kumar Patel. Comparison and assessment of mental health among different playing positions in handball. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(13): 182-185.