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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 4, Part B

Interactive effect of mental skills training and anxiety on Indian athlete's performance


Author(s): Shilpi Jain, Wazir Singh Phogat, Dr. Pardeep Kumar

Abstract: This study examined the mental skill and competitive anxiety level as well as their relationship in Indian athlete’s performance during competition. The totals of thirty eight (38) athletes of International and National level were selected to measure the correlation between variables of Ottawa Mental Skills Assessment Tools (version 3) with one weak difference and the relationship between Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2D and Ottawa Mental Skills Assessment Tools (version 3) with the help of Pearson’s Correlation. The responses given by athletes on mental skills questionnaire in Hindi and English language, which assessed 48 questions based on foundation skills, psychosomatic skills and cognitive skills. In other hand the responses of athletes on mental skills and competitive anxiety questionnaire in Hindi and English language assessed cognitive anxiety, somatic anxiety and self-confidence. According to the results and finding of this study, it is recommended that coaches must use mental skills during training for their athlete’s performance which helpful for the athlete’s to facilitate the performance and reduce the anxiety level during competition and create a positive approach’s for their goal attainment. rnThis study revealed that Mental Skills are helpful to established positive approaches in athletes in relations to their performance. The statistical analysis uses define the Reliability of Ottawa Mental Skills Assessment Tool -3 skills and relationship between OMSAT-3 and CSAI-2D on Indian population. The Pearson’s Correlation method used with Test-Retest on athletes which measures significant relationship between 3 skills of mental skill tool and Person’s Product Moment Correlation also used on Indian athlete’s performance which measures the significant relationship between mental skills and competitive anxiety.

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How to cite this article:
Shilpi Jain, Wazir Singh Phogat, Dr. Pardeep Kumar. Interactive effect of mental skills training and anxiety on Indian athlete's performance. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 1(4): 60-63.
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