Gagandeep Kaur, Kanwaljeet Singh


The purpose of the study was to find out the significant differences among Individual, Team and Dual Sport Players on the variable Self Esteem. For the purpose of the present study, two hundred fifty eight (N=258), Male subjects between the age group of 18-25 years volunteered to participate in the study. The subjects were purposively assigned into three groups: Group-A: Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (N1=86); Group-B: Panjab University, Chandigarh (N2=86) and Group-C: Punjabi University, Patiala (N3=86). To measure the level of Self-Esteem of subjects for the present study, the Self-Esteem Inventory (SEI) developed by Prasad and Thakur (1988) was administered. This scale consists of two parameters namely: Personal Perceived Self-Esteem and Social Perceived Self-Esteem. The differences in the mean of each group for selected variable were tested for the significance of difference by One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). For testing the hypotheses, the level of significance was set at 0.05. To conclude, it is significant to mention in relation to Self-Esteem that results of Individual Sport, Team Sports and Dual Sports players with regards to Social Perceived Self-Esteem and Self- Esteem were found statistically insignificant (P > .05) whereas, with regards to Personal Perceived Self Esteem were found statistically significant (P < .05).


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