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Locus of Control and Will to Win Between Inter-College Basketball and Volleyball Players

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physical Education (T), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 2, Issue (9), Pages 13-16, September,23 (2014)


The purpose of the study was to compare the locus of control and will to win between inter – college level male basketball and volleyball players. The present study was conducted on a sample of forty (N=40), which includes twenty each, male basketball (N1=20) and volleyball (N2=20) players of age ranging from18 to 25 years who participated in inter-college competitions of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India respectively. All the participants were informed about the aim and methodology of the study and they volunteered to participate in this study. Data was collected by using Locus of Control and Will to Win (Kumar and Shukla, 1988) questionnaires. The independent samples t-test was applied to assess the differences between basketball and volleyball players. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Results revealed statistically significant (p<0.05) differences between basketball and volleyball players with regard to will to win but insignificant (p>0.05) differences with regard to locus of control.


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