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Analysis of Emotional Intelligence among Hockey Players in Relation to their Positional Play

Author Affiliations

  • 1Director of Physical Education (SG), Aditanar College of Arts and Science, Tiruchendur – 628 215, Tamlnadu, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 8-11, July,23 (2015)


This study was primarily aimed at identifying the level of emotional intelligence among hockey players in relation to their positional play. The specific objectives of the study is to evaluate the emotional intelligence among the players based on their position wise classification and to examine whether positional play of the group has an influence on E.I or not. Data were obtained directly by using a well framed (valid and tested) questionnaire. The sample size was 90. Sample selected for the study includes hockey players at inter collegiate level in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari Districts of Tamilnadu. It was found that the level of emotional quotient of players is dependent of the position wise classification.


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