Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2015

To Study the Effect of Parental Involvement on Self Esteem in Indian Youth Players

Kaur Arshdeep

De-addiction Counselor, Punjab State AIDS Control Soiciety, Batala , Punjab, INDIA Google Scholar More about the auther

, Kapur Sonia

Assistant Professor, Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University , INDIA Google Scholar More about the auther

, Singh Karanbir

Consultant Sport Psychologist, Army Sports Institute, Pune, INDIA Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.099/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.099


The purpose of the current study is to examine the effect of parental involvement on self esteem of Indian youth players and extending the researches that found strong relation between these two construct . The study was conducted on 100 subjects (N=100; 50 males and 50 females ) with an age range of 14 to 18years. Parental involvement scale by Vijaya Laxmi Chauhan and Gunjan Ganotra Arora(2009) and self esteem scale by R.N Singh and Ankita Shrivastava (2004) were administered to collect the data. Comparison of means, t –test and correlation were used for data analysis. Results revealed that there was a significant gender difference on parental involvement. The female players reported higher mean value than males on parental involvement scale whereas the mean score on self esteem scale showed non significant gender difference. The correlation Analysis revealed that parental involvement and self esteem both functioned independently. Thus, findings indicated that parental involvement was more in case of female players than male players but no significant relation was found with self esteem in both genders.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015