Journal of Sports Science and Nutrition

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Level of superstition among male and female sportsperson

Level of superstition among male and female sportsperson


Author(s): Neeraj Kaushik, Dr. Narendra Gaur and Gaurav Chaudhary

Abstract: Through this study, the researcher is trying to assess the level of superstition among sportsperson of Delhi University and compare the difference of superstition between male and female athletes of Delhi University. For the proposed study 60 people (30 male and 30 female) of age 17years to 25years from Indira Gandhi institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, who had participated in intercollege level were selected using purposive and systematic sampling. For this manual of Superstition by L.N. Dubey (1988) was used by the researcher as the standardized tool for the study. To obtain Descriptive stats SPSS software is used. The result shows that 83.3% female sportsperson were found to be highly non-superstitious followed by male sportsperson with 73.3% on highly non-superstitious category, 23.3% male sportsperson was found to be non-superstitious, 16.6% female sportsperson were found to be non-superstitious and only 3.3% male players were found on moderate superstition No female sportsperson was found in on moderate category whereas no sportsperson was found on highly superstitious and superstitious category. T-test was computed for comparison of selected variables with two groups that is male and female sportsperson. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The result reveals that the dependent variable (superstition) was not significantly different between male and female sportsperson. The study concluded that Majority of female sportsperson were found to be highly non-superstitious, Male sportsperson was found to be less highly non-superstitious as compared to female sportsperson, No difference was found between male and female sportsperson on the variable superstition, When compared on the non-superstitious category male scored higher than that of female sportsperson, No sportsperson was found to fall on the superstitious and highly superstitious category, It may also be concluded that gender does not influence superstitions.

DOI: 10.33545/27077012.2023.v4.i1b.157

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Neeraj Kaushik, Dr. Narendra Gaur, Gaurav Chaudhary. Level of superstition among male and female sportsperson. J Sports Sci Nutr 2023;4(1):108-111. DOI: 10.33545/27077012.2023.v4.i1b.157
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