Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)
Comparison in locus of control between individual and team game players
Author(s): Kum Paramma B Kuravatti, Dr. Rajkumar P Malipatil
Abstract: The comparative study was conducted on conveniently selected male inter university players equally 50 from both team (Handball, Kho-Kho, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, and Volleyball) and individual (Chess, Power lifting, Boxing, Taekwondo, Badminton, Judo, Weightlifting and Yoga) games of average age 24 years. Locus of control was measured using D.D. joshi’s Locus of control scale is having valid and reliable tool. The data was interpreted using descriptive and independent sample t-test at 0.05 level of significance using SPSS. It has been observed that the mean scores on locus of control of individual & team game players was 39.08 and 28.22 respectively, on applying t-test insignificant difference was found in locus of control between individual and team game players as the t-value 1.93 found smaller than the tabulated value 1.98 at 0.05 level of significance for 98 degree of freedom, hence on the basis of data it has been concluded that team and individual game players does not differ in locus of control.