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Assessment of Motor Ability Variables and Psychological Variables in Relation to the Performance among Collegiate Volleyball Players. | Original Article

C. Venkatesh*, Rajeeva H. N., in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Sport being integral part of human life is getting more competitive and knowledge driven these days. The coaches are challenged with selection of best playing team and the criterion for their selection is getting systematic. The present study intended to assess the psychological and motor ability variables that most importantly influence the collegiate volleyball player’s performance. The necessary data was collected previous day of the competition, using panel of two expert coaches and a national player. The data was analyzed using step-wise regression. The analysis indicated the psychological variables viz., reaction, self-confidence and SCAT, the motor ability variables, arm power and leg power could be crucial factors.