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RELAXATION TECHNIQUES IN SPORTS

Relaxation is characterised by an absence of activity and tension. Relaxation is the most fundamental psychological skill. Stress management techniques viz. autogenic training, biofeedback, hypnosis, meditation, progressive relaxation, and other methods have been used as aids against stress in various fields-psychotherapy and sports in particular. Self talk enhances and reinforcing self-confidence before an athletic performance. In progressive relaxation technique, an individual progresses form one muscle to another to learn the skill.

THE PREDICTORS OF JOB SATISFACTION OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Background: - Job satisfaction is a complex function of a number of  variables. A person may be satisfied with one or more aspects of his/her job but at the same time may be unhappy with other things related to the job. Objectives: - The aim of the study was to find out the determinants of job satisfaction of physical therapist and to clarify that the professional specific scale which is used (speak man scale) is predicting the same which the general job satisfaction questionnaire measures.

CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SAVINGS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN INDIA

This paper examines empirically causal relationship between real gross domestic product (GDP) and real gross domestic saving (GDS) for India. The controversy surrounding the direction of causality between saving and economic growth is motivated in this study. The researcher has employed the Granger-causality techniques to analyze the causal relationship between saving and economic growth in India during the period 1951- 2011. The granger causality test reveals that there is no evidence of causality in any direction between per capita GDP and per capital saving.

Commodification Of Women In Hindi Films: Impact Of The Ideological Puppets - Munni, Sheela And Jalebi Bai

In India, there has been a recent spurt in the number of ‘item songs’ generated by Hindi films. These songs or ‘numbers’ are topping the popularity charts owing to the catchy lyrics and most importantly the performance by the top stars themselves. The present research article focuses on how such songs are a downright degradation of the entire womankind and how the patriarchal ideology thus promoted is detrimental to the safety of women in the real world. The obscenity and vulgarity endorsed by such songs often go un-noticed but do impact the psyche of people.

FEED ACCEPTABILITY, SURVIVAL AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF BLUE SWIMMING CRAB (PORTUNUS PELAGICUS. L) FED WITH DIFFERENT CHEAPER DIETS

The aim of this research was to study the feed acceptability, survival and growth performance of blue swimming crab (Portunus pelagicus, Linnaeus 1758) fed with different diets: fish, jellyfish, worm and worm compost. Another goal was to examine the possibility of using different cheaper diets- worm, compost and jellyfish as supplementary or additional diets for culturing of blue swimming crabs.

TEMPLE : AN EMBODIMENT OF PERENNIAL VALUES AND WORLD VIEW OF SANATANA DHARMA

The followers of Sanātan dharma (termed as Hinduism by the Western scholars) visit temples, the sacred space, often habitually as a religious tradition received under their cultural heritage, oblivious of the many subtle and significant meanings conveyed through the temple architecture, the divine images and sacred rituals taking place within the temple premises.

AWARENESS LEVEL OF E-BANKING AMONG CUSTOMERS

The world is currently experiencing a foremost change i.e. "The Information Technology Revolution". The foundation stone of this revolution is the innovations and developments in Computing and Telecommunication Technologies. The effect of IT on service sector is large as compared to others. All over the world, the banking sector being a service provider has been observing a big change in its working environment, policies, organizational structure, service delivery channels and deployment of new products. Electronic Banking (e-banking) is a modern banking system.

GREEN AWAKING OR NOT: INVESTING PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL BEHAVIOUR INTENTION OF GUJRAT CONSUMERS

This study investigates the effects of consumer’s environmental awareness and responsibility towards personal norms in shaping pro-environmental behaviour in Gurjat Context. Many of today’s environmental issues are directly or indirectly a consequence of people’s everyday behaviour. Indeed, as environmental concern has today become a universal phenomenon, understanding of the perspective and through its motivational domains is of much significance to strategic decisions of organizations.

A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND JOB PERFORMANCE AMONGST PUBLIC FUNDED COLLEGE TEACHERS OF SURAT CITY

Due to substantial cuts in state appropriations and rapidly diminishing budgets, public institutions of higher education in particular are struggling to realign resources and programs to fulfill their educational missions and maintain academic quality, while simultaneously responding to complex external legislative and accreditation mandates (Alvin and Edna 2012). Higher education institutions in Gujarat are divided into three categories namely Public Funded and Self-finance Colleges in Public Universities and self supporting Private Universities.

PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

Employees are important assets to any organisation. So, it becomes important for the organisation to understand and motivate the employees. In spite of all the motivations and support, the employee may not perform up to the expectations of the organisations. At such times it becomes more important for the organisations to understand the reasons of failure on the part of the employee. Such failure can be measured by using the Performance Appraisal System.When performance appraisal is conducted in an organization, an individual experiences various impacts like, behavioural and emotional.