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Exploring the Relations Between Selected Emotional Intelligence Scale Among Three Different Combat Sports: A Correlation Analysis

Background: The research scholar selected this present research study to explore the relationship between selected emotional intelligence variables among sportspersons of selected three different games and sports. Objective; To determine the coefficient of correlation between selected Emotional intelligence variables among boxing, wrestling, and taekwondo players Measure; According to the supervisor's and research experts' guidance, the research scholar used the emotional intelligence scale (EIS; Anukool Hyde et, al. 1971) based on 5 items Likert scale. The above-mentioned Questionnaire had high reliability and acceptable construct validity (r =.0.88, V = 0.93). Therefore, the scales were found to have adequate properties and to be applicable in research and practice. Hypothesis; It was hypothesized that a statistically significant positive strong correlation would be found between selected Emotional intelligence variables among selected sportspersons. Statistics; To calculate the mean and correlation the research scholar used descriptive statistics (M, SD), and Pearson product-moment correlation in the IBM® SPSS Statistics analysis package. Results: In the present research study, revealed that there was a statistically significant coefficient correlation found between selected Emotional intelligence variables among boxing, wrestling, and taekwondo players, Boxing (M = 135.66, ± SD = 54.83), Wrestling (M = 123.11, ± SD = 50.21), and Taekwondo (M = 144.66, ± SD = 60.72), and Pearson product-moment correlation was found between cumulative score among boxing and wrestling (r = 986**, p ≤ 0.01), boxing and taekwondo (r = 994**, p ≤ 0.01), and the wrestling and taekwondo (r = 989**, p ≤ 0.01), The result indicated that a statistically significant very positive correlation was found between the selected psychological variables among boxing, wrestling and taekwondo players at significance level 0.01.

Psychology, Coefficient of Correlation Analysis, Emotional Intelligence, Boxing, Wrestling, Taekwondo.

Pooja Rani, Akshay Lodhi, Roshani Vijay, Suman Kumar, Rahul Singh. (2023). Exploring the Relations Between Selected Emotional Intelligence Scale Among Three Different Combat Sports: A Correlation Analysis. American Journal of Sports Science, 11(3), 76-83.

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