IMPACT OF SPORTS SPECIFIC PHYSICAL TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE SELECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAITS OF U-20 FEMALE SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS OF BAHIRDAR CITY
Dr. Kanhaiya Kumar Singh
The purpose of the research was to investigate the impact of Sports specific exercises on the self motivation and self esteem of under 20 Sr. secondary females students. The study employed quasi-experimental research designe in which 40 girls (30% of the population) were chosen as sample through random sampling method further they were divided in two equal groups as Experimental and control group. The sports (Handball) specific physical training (SSPT) was administrated for 10 weeks. This training contains selected speed and Endurance exercises with variation in intensity and volume, running on the spot, side moves, dashes, back and forth running, zig zag run, jumping cones, Rope skipping, Horizontal and vertical jumps, push Ups, Pull Ups, Squads and 100 & 200M sprints and Stretching Exercises. The self motivation and self esteem was measured through Dishman and Ickes Self motivation Inventory and Rosenberg Self Esteem scale respectively before and after the training. After the analysis of data through one way analysis of variance a significant difference was found in experimental group whereas control group has insignificant difference for both dependent variables. It is concluded that physical exercises have greater influence on the Self motivation and SelfEsteem of under 20 Sr. secondary females’ students. It is recommended that all school going students must participate in any kind of physical training program for their physiological as well as psychological well being.
Keywords: Self Motivation, Self Esteem, Vertical Jump, Stretching Exercise.
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