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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

A Comparative study of competitive state anxiety level between two age categories of male and female yoga players


Author(s): Vats Kavita, J P Sharma

Abstract: The objective of the study was to compare female yoga players and male yoga players on three components of competitive state anxiety i.e. cognitive, somatic & self-confidence. To find out the difference between female yoga players and male yoga players the percentage method was applied. For collection of data thirty (30) females of yoga players and thirty (30) males of yoga players total number of sixty (60) yoga players were selected through purposive random sampling method as subjects for this study. The competitive state anxiety inventory-2 (CSAI-2) by Rainer Marten, Vealey and Burton was used as tool for this study. It was found that Majority of the males i.e. 66.6% had the low competitive cognitive state anxiety level in comparison to 73.3% females had the low competitive cognitive state anxiety level. Majority of the females i.e. 26.6% had the high competitive cognitive state anxiety level in comparison to 33.3% males had the high competitive cognitive state anxiety level. Majority of the males i.e. 83.3% had the low competitive somatic state anxiety level in comparison to only 66.6% females had the low competitive somatic state anxiety level. Majority of the females i.e. 33.3% had the high competitive somatic state anxiety level in comparison to less i.e. 16.6% males had the high competitive somatic state anxiety level. Majority of the males i.e. 0% had the low competitive self- confidence anxiety level in comparison to 6.6% females had the low competitive self- confidence anxiety level. Majority of the females i.e. 93.3% had the high competitive self- confidence anxiety level in comparison to 100% males had the high competitive self- confidence anxiety level.

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Vats Kavita, J P Sharma. A Comparative study of competitive state anxiety level between two age categories of male and female yoga players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 01-02.
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