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Assessment on Mental Toughness among Team Games of Haryana | Original Article

Satish Kumar*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


This study was conducted to compare mental toughness among team games of Haryana. Total 120 male players of different games i.e. ball, Basketball, Football and Hockey (Ave. age 23.31 yrs) who took part in interuniversity tournament were selected as sample. The selected sample comprise of equal number of subjects different team games belongingness. Mental toughness questionnaire prepared by Tiwari (2004) was used in the present study to collect data. Results reveal that mental toughness of Hockey male players is significantly higher as compared to other team games i.e. Basketball and Football players at .05 level of significance. On the basis of results, it may be concluded that psychological qualities such as mental toughness which is related with sports performance can be differentiated in interuniversity volleyball players on the basis of their different team games belongingness.