A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF BASIC HUMAN VIRTUES IN ELITE PLAYERS

The aim of the present study is to compare basic human virtues between elite male players and non-players. To conduct the study, 100 elite male players (Ave. age 20.47 yrs) were selected. The criterion for selection of elite male players was participation in national level sports event and those who finished in first four positions of that particular event. To fulfill the objectives of the present study, another set of 100 non player males studying in various colleges (Ave. age 21.73 yrs) were also selected. To assess basic human virtues of the selected player and non-player males, four dimensional basic human virtues inventory prepared by Agashe and Helode (2012) was adopted. The results indicate that basic human virtues did not differ significantly between elite male players and non-players. It was concluded that elite male players also exhibit same magnitude of human virtues as that of non-player males.
Key Words: Human virtues, elite male players, non-player males etc.
Authors: Deo Narayan,   Prof. C. D. Agashe,  Dr. Vivek Mishra
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