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Mental Skills between High and Low Performing Volleyball Players: An Analysis

Author Affiliations

  • 1Singhania University, Pacheri Bari, Rajasthan, INDIA
  • 2Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, Punjab, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 2, Issue (5), Pages 5-7, May,23 (2014)


The present study was conducted to analyze the mental skills level between high and low performing volleyball players of schools, colleges and clubs. The total two hundred and forty (N=240) volleyball players was taken as subjects to analyze the mental skills. Mental skills questionnaire prepared by Hardy and Nelson (1996) was administered to record the response of school, college and club level volleyball players. The t-test was applied to find out the significant difference between high and low performing volleyball players. Further ANOVA was applied to see the significant difference among high performing school, college and club level volleyball players. The significant level was set at 0.05 level of confidence. Findings of this study showed that t-values 5.36, 2.93 and 5.00 between high and low performing school, college and club level volleyball players found significant in favour of high performing volleyball players. These results clearly support that high performing players having higher mental skills level. The results of ANOVA reveals that there is a insignificant difference exist between high performing school, college and club level volleyball players.


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