Mental Imagery Between Indigenous & Ball Games Players: A Comparison


  • Kallol Chatterjee 1Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education &Sport Science, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
  • Ommar Ali 2M.P.Ed Scholar, Department of Physical Education & Sport Science, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan , West Bengal, India



Sports mental imagery, indigenous sports, football, Volleyball


Background: - Ball game is a very popular game all over world and indigenous sport also very popular in India. Indigenous sports are native games and play activities originating in and Characteristic of an area or country. Aims: - The Purpose of the study is to compare indigenous & ball games players in respect of sports imagery ability. Methods and Material: - Total 40 Inter University level players from Visva- Bharati University, Santiniketa, Birbhum, WestBengal, India were selected as subjects for this study. The age of the subjects were 21-25 years. Statistical analysis used :- Descriptive statistics and‘t’ test were used. To calculate the collected data (Online software) was used. Results:- The result shows that there is no significant difference of sports mental imagery ability between indigenous sports(kho-kho&kabaddi) and ball game(football&volleyball) players. Conclusions:- There is no significant difference between indigenous sports and ballgame players in respect of Sports Mental imagery ability.


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Chatterjee, K., & Ali , O. (2023). Mental Imagery Between Indigenous & Ball Games Players: A Comparison. Indian Journal of YOGA Exercise & Sport Science and Physical Education, 8(1), 45–48.