International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part E (2016)
Comparison of mental toughness between male and female volleyball players of 12th south Asian games
Sunil Kumar, N Suhindar Singh and Dr. Santu Mitra
The purpose of the study was comparison of mental toughness between male and female Volleyball players. The subject for this study were 12th South Asian Games 2016, which was organized by India in Guwahati (Assam). Total 36 (Thirty six) male and 36 female Volleyball players, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka male and female were (21-35 years of age) selected. The selected variable was Mental Toughness. The obtained data were analyzed by applying independent‘t’ test in order to comparison of Mental Toughness differential between male and female Volleyball players. The level of significant was set at 0.05. The Sports Mental Toughness Questionnaire developed by A Dr. Alan Goldberg (2012) was selected for this study. There was no significant difference of Mental Toughness between male and female Volleyball players because the calculated value -.396 was less than the table value 2.00 at 0.05 level of significance. The finding of the study reveals that there was no significant difference in case of mental toughness. It may be due to the reason that the players were almost of the same level of skill level, more emotionally stable, good fitness level. They are able to control pressure in critical situation. Both have the eagerness to win the gold medal of 12th South Asian Games which must have been the probable cause for insignificant difference
How to cite this article:
Sunil Kumar, N Suhindar Singh and Dr. Santu Mitra. Comparison of mental toughness between male and female volleyball players of 12th south Asian games. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 268-270.