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Analytical Study of Sports Achievement Motivation of Basketball Players of Different Levels of Achievement | Original Article

Anurag Pathak*, Mukesh Solanki, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the study was to compare the degree of sports achievement motivation between district, state and university level basketball players. 300 male district basketball (N=100) players, state basketball (N=100) players and university basketball (N=100) players from the different colleges who were affiliated to west zone area, subjects had represented in the intercollegiate, state and west zone intervarsity tournaments conducted by SOSPESS, Jiwaji University Gwalior, Rewa University, (M.P.) and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University Aurangabad in the academic year 2018-19. Subjects were randomly selected for the purpose of the study. The age of the subjects were ranging 18 to 25 years. Criterion measure chosen to test the hypothesis was the scores obtained in sports achievement motivation by Dr. M. L. Kamlesh Sports achievement motivation Questionnaire. For the purpose of analysis of data ANOVA test was employed to compare the degree of sports achievement motivation at different level of achievement. The result of the study shows that the significant difference between the mean of the basketball players on the scores of sports achievement motivation since the obtained value of ‘F’ (1.305) was lower than the value of ‘F’ (2.983) the 'F' ratio to be significant at 0.05 level with (2,297) degree of freedom.