Influence of sports environment in modulating behavioral response of visually challenged
Abstract: 300 respondents, equally divided in four groups consisted of visually impaired sportsmen and non-sportsmen were selected. Tutko\'s Sports Emotional Reaction Profile along with demographic profile of the respondents was administered. The samples were selected from Blind School (Lucknow), the senior Secondary School, Kidwainagar (New Delhi) and the National Institute for Visually Handicapped (Dehradun), Blind Relief Association (Delhi).The Sports Emotional Reaction Profile Scores of two criterion groups (under normal and impaired conditions) varied significantly. Visually impaired persons are handicapped with feebleness, awkwardness and helplessness in addition to blindness. The vitality of the blind is much below the average vitality of the sighted and any system of education, which does not recognize and try to overcome that defect will be a failure. Sporting activity is today accepted as an essential part of education and has an important role to play in the welfare of visually impaired.
[Shobhna Joshi (2014); Influence of sports environment in modulating behavioral response of visually challenged Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (2). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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