| Published: March 25, 2016
Professional Dance in Relation to Quality of Life, Emotional Intelligence and Self Concept
The present study focuses on studying professional dance in relation to quality of life, emotional intelligence and self concept. Quality of life tends to cover a variety of areas such as physical, mental, psychological, social and spiritual well being, personal functioning and general limitations. Emotional intelligence is the ability of an individual to be aware of their own and other feelings, understand them and use them to take decisions. Self concept is one’s perception of self. The samples consisted of 50 professional dancers and 50 non dancers in the age range of 18-30 years. Stratified convenience sampling technique was used for the choice of the sample. The Quality of Life-Scale-R, The Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) and the Self Concept Questionnaire (SCQ) was chosen for the conduction of data. The study conducted reveals that there is a highly significant difference in the quality of life of professional dancers and non dancers. There is highly significant difference in the emotional intelligence of professional dancers and non dancers. It also reveals that there is a highly significant difference in the self concept of professional dancers and non dancers.
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© 2016 I N Kapur, V Rawat
Received: December 26, 2015; Revision Received: January 18, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016