Effect of socio-economic status and sports participation on emotional intelligence of female players & non-players
Dr. Ajay Karkare, Dr. Satinder Paul
The aim of the study was to analyze the effect of socio-economic status & participation in sports on emotional intelligence of female players & non players. The study was conducted on 200 female in which 100 players & 100 non players were selected as a sample. All the selected female players represented in at least intervarsity level tournament. The age of the sample ranged from 18-25 years and all the samples selected from random basis. Socio-economic status was assessed by by Agashe and Helode (2003) was used, while emotional intelligence of the subjects was assessed by emotional intelligence inventory prepared by S.K. Mangal & Shubhra Mangal (1995) was adopted. To find the effect of the Socio-economic status & sports participation on emotional intelligence 2x2 ANOVA techniques was used. Results found that socio-economic status showed that their main effect upon emotional intelligence of selected subjects. The joint effect of socio-economic & participation in sports on emotional intelligence was found to be statistically insignificant.