To find out the difference of Mental Toughness among Individual Sports, Team Sports and E-Sports.
Subjects: The study included a total of 100 participants of age group 18-25 years from affiliated colleges of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab.
Variables: To determine the level of Mental Toughness of selected subjects for the present study, the Mental Toughness tool developed by Goldberg (1990) was administered.
Procedure: This scale is a standardized tool which has already been used in many research/psychological investigations. After consulting relevant literature, a 30 items self report inventory with five sub-scales was used to measure mental toughness. The five fundamental areas of mental toughness viz. (a) Reboundability (b) Ability to handle pressure (c) Concentration (d) Confidence (e) Motivation.
Statistical Application: The following parametric statistical technique was used: ANOVA (Analysis of Variance), Least Significant Difference (LSD) test and the level of significance was set at 0.05.
Conclusion: The results revealed No significant differences were found on the sub-variables: Reboundability, Ability to Handle Pressure, Concentration, Confidence and Motivation among Individual Sport, Team Sport and E-Sports male players studying in affiliated colleges of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab.