International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part P (2016)
Analysis of motivation among international kho-kho players of 12th South Asian games
Sunil Kumar and Chandan Paramanik
The purpose of the study was to compare the motivation among India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh kho-kho players. The subject for this study was from 12th South Asian Games 2016, which was organized by India in Guwahati (Assam). Total 60 (Thirty) male Kho-Kho players, 15 players of India, 15 players of Sri Lanka, 15 player of Nepal 15 players of Bangladesh were (17-30 years of age) selected. The motivation score of the subjects was obtained by using sports motivation scale (sms28) developed by Luc G. Pelletier, Michelle Fortier. The selected variables was motivation. The obtained data were analyzed by applying analysis of variance ‘F’ test in order to find out the motivation among India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh Kho-Kho players. Further, the level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence. The finding of the study reveals that there was significant difference in case of motivation Nepal players are highly motivated in comparison with the Sri Lanka kho-kho players. On the other side there is no significant difference among India, Nepal and Sri Lanka kho-kho players. The significant difference was found may be due to the reason that the Nepal players are well motivated, mentally tough, better intellectual ability, than other teams, but due to lack of skill ability they could not win 12th South Asian Games.
How to cite this article:
Sunil Kumar and Chandan Paramanik. Analysis of motivation among international kho-kho players of 12th South Asian games. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(5): 1063-1066.