International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part H (2017)
Assessment of mental toughness among the various sports of Madhya Pradesh players
Sarfraj Alam and Mo. Sameer Khan
Mental toughness is the ability to consistently sustain one’s ideal performance state during adversities in competition. Performing to one's potential requires good technique and mental skills. Objectives The main objective of the present study was to describe of mental toughness among various sport (Badminton, Boxing and Taekwondo) of stale level players of Jawaharlal Nehru sports Stadium, Indore. And the secondary objective of the present study was to compare the mental toughness among various sports of stale level players. Sample: For the purpose of present study total number of subjects (N=75) male Badminton, Boxing and Taekwondo players equal number of subjects from each group twenty five (25) age limit 18 to 25 years were selected from Jawaharlal Nehru sports stadium, Indore. Tools To assess mental toughness, inventory, prepared by sports psychology services & Resources: A (Dr Alan Goldberg), 2012. The inventory is highly reliable and valid. The inventory is highly reliable and valid. Scoring: A score of 26-30 indicates strength in overall mental toughness. Score of 23-25 indicates average to moderate skill in mental toughness. Score of 22 or bellow mean that you need to start putting more time into the mental training area. The total subjects were seventy five (N=75), which were various games of equal no of subject size (25).The analysis of data has been presented in this chapter. In order to compare the mental toughness of players participation in various games at state level. The descriptive statistics and analysis of variance (ANOVA) with the help of post hoc test (LSD) was used at 0.05 level of significant. To get the final result Mean, SD, Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA) Mean Difference (MD) and critical difference (CD) were calculated. Data analysis was performed using SPSS 21 software. The players participated in various games (Badminton, Boxing and Taekwondo) showed a significant difference in their Mental Toughness. Taekwondo players had the highest Mental Toughness as its mean value is high among all participated in various games. And Boxing players had the lowest Mental Toughness as its mean value is low among all participated in various games.
How to cite this article:
Sarfraj Alam and Mo. Sameer Khan. Assessment of mental toughness among the various sports of Madhya Pradesh players. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(4): 538-541.