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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

A comparative study of mental health among nautical, combative and ball game players

Author(s):

Ramandeep kaur and Dr. Anu Sharma

Abstract:

Among other psychological variables Mental health which today is recognized as an important aspect of one‘s total health status it is a basic factor that contributes to maintain balance between physical health and social effectiveness. The positive dimension of mental health is stressed in WHO's definition of health as contained in its constitution: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." To Find out the Mental health of Nautical, Combative and Ball Game players of college level players, randomly took the sample involves 300 subjects’ age reaching between 18-24 years, taken erratically from diverse colleges of Panjab university, Chandigarh. Who must have participated at inter-college level. It comprises 100 Nautical Sports players (50 kayaking & 50 rowing) 100 Combative Sports players (50 Taekwondo & 50 Boxing) 100 Ball Game players (50 basketball& 50 Volleyball). To know the Mental health among the participants “Mental health Battery” established by Arun kumar singh & Alpana sen gupta, (2008), was used. The results displayed a significant difference among nautical, combative sports and ball games players on mental health as F (2,297)=13.171, p=0.0001 at 0.01 level of significance. Similarly, a significant difference among nautical, combative sports and ball games players on emotional stability (F=28.439, p=0.0001), security-insecurity (F=4.043, p=0.019), self-concept (F=10.306, p=0.0001) and intelligence (F=4.543, p=0.011) was shown at 0.05 level of significance. While there was no significant difference among nautical, combative sports and ball games players on overall adjustment (F=1.148, p=0.319) and autonomy (F=2.653, p=0.072) at 0.05 level of significance.

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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Ramandeep kaur and Dr. Anu Sharma. A comparative study of mental health among nautical, combative and ball game players. Int. J. Sports Health Phys. Educ. 2024;6(1):37-39. DOI: 10.33545/26647559.2024.v6.i1a.100
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