Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
Study on achievement motivation among Kuvempu University inter collegiate women players
Author(s): Vileep KS
Abstract: Introduction: Sports, games and physical education activities are looked upon an avenue for achieving and establishing supremacy, prestigious social recognition and etc. To achieve this recognition we require extraordinary talent, skill, sustained interest, determination, training and so on (Ayya, 1982). The players are creating and breaking new records in today’s competitive sports, Traditionally the motto of Olympic festival is higher and stronger is still alive in the field of physical education and sports, the aim of the game and sports is firstly suite with every field and major ability is increasing day by day because of development of science and technology today’s athletes are trained scientifically the equipment of training are also developed scientifically the “Dand Bythak” and ‘Akhadas’ activities become out high-tech gymnasium and health centers takes it place (Russel, 1971). Purpose: The purpose of the study was to asses of psychological profile achievement motivation of Volleyball and Handball female inter collegiate players of Kuvempu University. Methodology: The purpose of this study was to measure the achievement motivation level of Kuvempu University Inter Collegiate Handball and Volleyball female players. The subject for the study was 60 female players in 30 Volleyball Players and 30 Handball Players. Who was represented in Kuvempu University Inter Collegiate held at Chikamagalore during 2015- 2016. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the subject. The questionnaires were handed over to the subjects and the subjects were asked to answer all the questions whithout omitting any questions. Before collecting the questionnaires an attempt was made to check whether all the statements in the questionnaires were answered or not. The scoring was done by the answer keys suggested by M.L. Kmalesh achievement motivation test questionnaires. Results: The statistical techniques employed for this study were mean, standard deviation and t-ratio to find out the significance differences between the groups. The statistical analysis was carried out usually as well as with the help of SPSS software (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) developed by SPSS. Conclusion: Within the limitation of present study the sports achievement motivation levels of the volleyball and handball players was at average level achievement motivation level.