| Published: December 30, 2019

Assessment of self-efficacy on the sportspersons

Ajitkumar Kantilal Parmar

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Trusha R. Desai

Supervisor, H.O.D. Department of Psychology, Gujarat Arts & Commerce College, Jadar, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.119/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.119


Thus, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the self-efficacy on the sportspersons in relation to their gender and type of game they play. Tools like Self-efficacy Scale (Dr. G. P. Mathur and Dr. Raj Kumar Bhatnagar, 2012) were administered on a total sample of 120 sportspersons aged 16-22 years using the purposive sampling technique equally divided gender wise and as per individual games and team games they played from Ahmedabad and Surat District for Gujarat state. The results were statistically analyzed using ‘t’ test. The findings result that there was no significant difference between Individual games and team games. Significant difference was found between boys sportspersons and girls sportspersons. Boys sportspersons showed high self-efficacy than girls sportspersons.

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019