Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Flow State (DFS-2) among Cricketers: A comparative study
Author(s): Amandeep Kaur
Abstract: The present study was conducted to examine the flow state between inter-university and inter-college level cricketers. To obtain data for this study, the investigators had selected Fifty (N=50) Female university level Cricketers of 19 to 25 years of age group to act as subjects from Colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. They were further divided into two groups which includes twenty five (n=25) inter-university level cricketers and twenty five (n=25) inter-college level cricketers. The purposive sampling technique was used to obtain the required data. To measure the level of Dispositional Flow State of the subjects, the flow state battery constructed by Jackson & Eklund (2004) was administered. The ‘t’ test was applied to find out the significant differences between inter-university and inter-college level cricketers. To test the hypotheses, the level of significance was set at 0.05. The results revealed significant difference with regard to the sub-variables; Challenge skill balance, Sense of control, transformation of time and Overall flow state-2.