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Author: Dr. Dattatray Nivrutti Shimpi1

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doi no.: 05-2016-44975451DOI Link :: 13/NO. 1/JAN./2023/A4

1 Director of Physical education and Sports, KKHA Arts, SMGL Commerce & SPHJ Science College Chandwad. Dist Nashik ( Maharashtra) Mobile-9689092092


Background : A team as a work group or unit with a common purpose through which members develop mutual relationships for the achievement of goals/tasks. It requires the sharing of talent and leadership, the playing of multiple roles. Aim : The purpose of the study was to  explore the   team spirit of  Indian male volleyball players. Sample: A sample consisted of two  hundred and thirty four  Indian volleyball players to serve as subjects for this study. The subjects were in age group of 19 to 21  years. The subjects were selected from amongst the National  Volleyball Competitions who had already represented their respective state team in senior national level volleyball competitions held at different corners of India) during the sssion 2017- 2019. Data Collection: To collect the reliable data from the sample, the Team spirit Questionnaire developed by Matt M. Starcevich (1999) was  employed on Indian Volleyball players to  explore the sports team spirit. .Statistical Technique: To assess the sports  team spirit of   Indian male volleyball players,   mean, standard deviation, and  t-ratio were computed.  Results: High level team spirit was shown to be more prevalent among Indian male volleyball players, followed by medium and low levels. There was a notable difference among Indian male volleyball players between high level team spirit, medium level team spirit, and low level team spirit; and between medium level team spirit and low level team spirit. Conclusion: The highest level of teamwork was displayed by the male volleyball players from India, which contributed to their exceptional achievement.

Key words: Sports, Team Spirit, Indian  Male, Volleyball Player,  Competition.


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