Personality and Motivation: A Correlation study among Sports Person

  • M Keerthika Department of Psychology, PSG College Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • S Punithavathi Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, PSG College Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Personality, Motivation, Gender, Sports Persons, Athletic Success

Abstract

In this competitive world, it is essential to grab the sportive nature of sports persons. For different personality type of the individual the motive to engage in sports also varies from person to person. The aim of the present study is to determine the relationship between personality and motivation among sports persons and to identify the gender difference of personality and motivation factors. The sample of this study was 120 sports persons out of which 60 were males and 60 were females belonging to the age range of 18 -30 years. The mean, standard deviation and Pearson’s correlation coefficient were used for analysing the data. Results indicate that there is no significant relationship between Personality and Motivation type of sports persons.

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2019-04-02
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