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Impact of Socio Psychological Variables on Performance of Women Hockey Players |

Dr. Meenakshi Gupta, Professor Dr. Usha Lohan, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Present study is an attempt to investigate the impact ofPsycho-Social factors on playing abilities of female hockey players. For thispurpose two hundred state level female hockey players of 16 to 19 years of agewere selected. For the collection of data investigators applied FamilyEnvironmental Scale by Dr. Harpreet Bhatia & Dr. N. K. Chadha, 1993,Competitive Behavior Scale by Dr R.K. Yadav (1995) and Hockey Skill TestBattery by Dr. Akhil Mehrotra (1996).The results of the study revealed thatthere exists significantly positive relationship between family environment,competitive behavior and playing abilities of female hockey players. Hockeyplaying abilities can be predicted on the basis of socio-psychologicalvariables as well.