ASSESSING SELF-CONFIDENCE, MENTAL HEALTH AND FRUSTRATION AMONG INJURED SPORTS MEN & WOMEN By Dr. Neelima Mandava[1]

Abstract

The present study was conducted to assess self confidence, mental health and frustration among injured sports men &women of Andhra Pradesh state. The sample comprised 60, of which 30 were sportsmen and the other 30 were sportswomen.  Rekha Agnihotri’s Self- Confidence Inventory (ASI) Questionnaire was used to assess self-confidence, Tovier Personality Inventory (TPI) was used to assess mental health and Chauhan and Tiwari’s Frustration Scale was used to assess frustration.  The statistical measures employed were‘t’ test and correlation.  The findings revealed that there are significant differences in the self-confidence and frustration between injured sportsmen and sportswomen.  There are no interrelationships between self-confidence and mental health, self-confidence and frustration, and mental health and frustration of both.

Keywords: Self-confidence, Mental health, Frustration, sports men, sports women.

[1] Lecturer in psychology, Vikas College of Education, Vissannapet, Krishna Dist. A.P

 

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