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Sport achievement motivation between west zone inter university basketball players: a comparative study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Physical Education and Sports, Rajarshi Shahu Arts, Commerce and Science College Pathri, Ta. Phulambri, Dist. Aurangabad, MS, India

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 7, Issue (1), Pages 6-8, May,23 (2019)


The purpose of the present study was to compare the level of sport achievement motivation between west zone inter university basketball (male) players, the tournaments held at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad. For the purpose of this investigation 80 male subjects (40players of Maharashtra state and 40 players form Gujrat state universities) were randomly selected for this present study. Their ages ranged were between 18 to 25 years. The standardized M. L. Kamlesh (1990) SAMT (Sports Achievement Motivation Questionnaire) was used for the present study. It to be composed of 20 multiple choice statements for 40 marks. Every question carried 2 marks for right answer and 0 marks for each wrong answer. The question evaluated the limit to which players were motivated towards sports achievement. Independent t-test was used for data analysis. Result revealed that there was a significant difference between Maharashtra and Gujrat state universities west zone inter university basketball tournament male players in regard to sports achievement motivation at 0.01 level of confidence.


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