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Comparison of Emotions and Self Talk among Different Game Players of U17 and U21 Years of Khelo India 2019 | Original Article

Atif Ashraf Wani*, V. Gopinath, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The main purpose of this study was to compare emotions and self- among different game players of U17 and U21 years of Khelo India 2019. For the purpose of the present study 277 players were selected as subjects. There were 66 volleyball players, 74 basketball players, 44 badminton players, 60 kho-kho players and 33 kabadi players. All the subjects were selected randomly from Khelo India youth games (KIYG), held at Maharashtra, India from 9th to 20th January 2019. The age of the subject was U17 U21 years. The criterion measure chosen to test the hypothesis was the score obtain in sports personality questionnaire (SPQ20) from my skill profile (2016). In the present investigation the Emotions and Self talk was compared among volleyball, basketball, badminton, kho-kho and kabadi players out of 168 questions, Emotions was measured through eight questions and Self talk was also measured through eight questions. The maximum score for each statement was four out of these eight statement five has positive scoring system and three has negative scoring system. For the purpose of the analysis of data one way ANOVA was employed to compare the mean among the different sports players. Further scheffe’s post hoc test was used to find out the paired mean difference. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 to test the significance. SPSS version 21 was used. The result of the study showed that there was a significant difference among different game players of U17 and U21 years boys on emotional level, Further self-talk was also found significant for U17 years boys. However U21 years boys found insignificant on self-talk among different game players of Khelo India 2019.