Mental Toughness and Emotional Maturity in Basketball Performance: Identifying Performance Indicators

Davinder Singh


The present study was aimed to indentify the mental toughness and emotional maturity among basketball players. For this purpose, sixty female basketball players of 20 to 25 years of age were selected. They were further divided into three groups; (i.e., N1=20; District, N2=20; State and N3=20 National). To determine level of Mental Toughness among subjects, Mental Toughness, constructed by Goldberg et al. (1998) was administered. To determine level of Emotional Maturity among subjects, Emotional Maturity Scale constructed by Singh and Bhargava’s (1988) was administered. One way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was employed to find out the intra-group differences. The findings show that no significant differences were found among female basketball players on the sub-variables of Mental Toughness. Conculdingly from the above findings that insignificant differences were present among female basketball players on the sub-variables of Emotional Maturity.

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