International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part K (2016)
Aggression among different playing positions in national field Hockey
The game of hockey is multidimensional in nature requiring huge amount technical and tactical mastery is a game where 11 different players playing at different playing positions exhibit their mastery in numerous complex skills. The present study was conducted to find out positional difference in aggression among national male field hockey players playing at different playing positions i.e. defenders, midfielders and attackers. For this 60 male field hockey players (age 22±3) were conveniently selected from different universities who have minimum participation in interuniversity competitions. The subjects were than divided equally into three groups based on their playing positions i.e. 20 attackers, 20 midfielder and 20 defender including 45 national and 15 interuniversity players the result of independent sample t-test revealed significant difference in aggression between defender and attacker national field hockey players revealing attackers were very aggressive among the three groups and were significantly more aggressive than both defenders and midfielders but exhibit insignificant difference among defenders and midfielders.
How to cite this article:
Dinesh Kumar. Aggression among different playing positions in national field Hockey. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(12):715-717.