International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physical Education | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Mood States of Traditional Games of India

Ravindra Gouda S M | Dr. N D Virupaksha


Abstract: Sports psychology today is an independent component of the complex sports sciences. It deals with the behavioral mechanism of the body in sports situations. Genetic factors contribute to the establishment of the core psychological frame-work over which all other forces operate. Spots psychology as an applied psychology has the greatest blessing of the modern-day science, in this stage within a span of short time sports psychology has taken giant stride. Psychological behavior is shaped through participation in sports and games. The efficacy of the mass participation, the stimulus of the peer-grouping and joy of achievement all these contributor to the enrichment of the child to facilitate the development of healthy attitudes and right outlook towards life in general. Kho-Kho and Atya-Patya are the most ancient forms of traditional games of India. These games were basically played by children in the simplest form of chasing and running. The main purpose of this study was to compare the mood states of National level Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho male players. To achieve the purpose of the study, data was collected from sixty players of each game. The age of the subjects were ranging from 18-25 years. The data collected was treated with the statistical technique -t- test and found there is a significant difference in mood states such as confusion, depression, fatigue and vigor of Atya-Patya and Kho-Kho players.


Keywords: Psychology, Mood, Confusion, Depression, Fatigue And Vigor, Kho-Kho, Atya-Patya Players


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 1768 - 1769


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