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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part G (2016)

Dimensional profile of long distance runners

Author(s)
Dr. M Rajkumar
Abstract
The purpose of the study was to prepare a profile of long distance runners. To achieve the purpose of the study, 20 long distance runners were selected at random as subject from Coimbatore district. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 28 years. The following variables were selected for this study. They are height, weight, and arm strength, leg strength personality dimension (activity- passivity trait, enthusiastic and non- enthusiastic trait, assertive submissive, suspicious trusting, depressive- non-depressive emotional instability, and emotional stability) and competition anxiety. The data were collected by using standardized tests of physical variables and standardized questionnaire of psychology variables. The collected data were analyzed and the results are shown by graphical representations. On the basis of the results obtained graphical representation of the data on dimensional profile of long distance runner’s physical and psychological variables were shown. Within the limitation of the present study the following conclusions are drawn. The dimensional profiles of Coimbatore district long distance runners have average level of height, weight and more in arm strength in physical variables. The dimensional profile of Coimbatore district long distance runners have less activity – passivity trait in dimensional personality of passivity trait in dimensional personality of psychological variables. The dimensional profile of Coimbatore district long distance runners have more enthusiastic and non-enthusiastic in dimensional personality of psychological variables. The dimensional profiles of Coimbatore district long distance runners are more assertive-submissive in dimensional personality of psychological variables. The dimensional profiles of Coimbatore district long-distance runners are more suspicious trusting in dimensional personality of psychological variables. The dimensional profiles of Coimbatore district long distance runners have more emotional instability and emotional stability in dimensional personality of psychological variables. The dimensional profiles of Coimbatore district long distance runners have average level of competition anxiety.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. M Rajkumar. Dimensional profile of long distance runners. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(3):433-435.
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