SPORTS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE PROFILE OF HIGH ACHIEVER FEMALE KHO-KHO PLAYERS

Sachin Kosta, Prof. Alka Nayak

Abstract


In this study sports emotional intelligence profile of high achiever female kho-kho players has been prepared. This study was conducted on 100 high achiever female kho-kho players participated in national level tournament and part of teams who stood in first three positions. The psychological instrument used in this study was five dimensional sports emotional intelligence test prepared by Agashe and Helode (2008). Chi-Square statistics reveal that majority i.e. 83% subjects had high level of sports emotional intelligence while 14% exhibited moderate and only 3% demonstrated low level of sports emotional intelligence. It was concluded that majority of high achiever female kho-kho players possess higher magnitude of sports emotional intelligence considered as one of the most important psychological variable in today's sporting context.


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Sports emotional intelligence, High achiever, females, Kho-kho

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