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Hardiness and Self-Esteem among Female Wrestlers:A Correlational Study


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1 Department of Psychology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India
     

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Women can have a huge impact in nation building but only empowered women can do this effectively. It will take some time and perseverant effort to build that self-esteem and confidence among women. Sports and physical activity can be a great tool to empower women folk lacking in self-confidence and achievement of the desired goal. Hardiness and self-esteem are the two variables that were chosen for the present investigation. A correlational design was adopted; 180 female wrestlers across the wrestling facilities across Haryana and Delhi with mean age 20.76±2.281 with age range 18 to 22 were selected. Hardiness Scale developed by Maddi and Kobasa (1982) and Self Esteem Inventory by Virk and Chauhan (2003) were used for the present investigation. Descriptive statistics and correlations were used. Significant and positive correlations were found between the self-esteem and hardiness and also between the constructs of hardiness i.e. control, commitment and challenge. Results revealed that sports can be a great tool to enhance the self-esteem andhardiness levels of women.

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Self-Esteem, Hardiness, Wrestling.
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Aditi Kadyan
Department of Psychology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Sonia Malik
Department of Psychology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Abstract


Women can have a huge impact in nation building but only empowered women can do this effectively. It will take some time and perseverant effort to build that self-esteem and confidence among women. Sports and physical activity can be a great tool to empower women folk lacking in self-confidence and achievement of the desired goal. Hardiness and self-esteem are the two variables that were chosen for the present investigation. A correlational design was adopted; 180 female wrestlers across the wrestling facilities across Haryana and Delhi with mean age 20.76±2.281 with age range 18 to 22 were selected. Hardiness Scale developed by Maddi and Kobasa (1982) and Self Esteem Inventory by Virk and Chauhan (2003) were used for the present investigation. Descriptive statistics and correlations were used. Significant and positive correlations were found between the self-esteem and hardiness and also between the constructs of hardiness i.e. control, commitment and challenge. Results revealed that sports can be a great tool to enhance the self-esteem andhardiness levels of women.

Keywords


Self-Esteem, Hardiness, Wrestling.