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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A

An analysis of pre-competitive anxiety involving male and female basketball players


Author(s): Anuj Kumar

Abstract: Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the Pre-competitive anxiety between male and female basketball players prior to competition and to evaluate any possible differences. rnMaterials & Methods: For this study, 48 basketball players (24 males and 24 females) were consisted who participated in the inter-university tournaments. The age range of the basketball players used in this study was between 18 to 23 years. For the present study, the data were collected according to the Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) developed by Martens et al. (1990). This test consisted of 15 items to be answered by the players. For comparison of the level of Pre-competitive anxiety t- test was used. rnResult & Discussion: Results in the present study revealed that difference in pre-competitive anxiety between males and females basketball players was found statistically insignificant. No significant difference in pre-competitive anxiety in basketball may be due to similar level of training were obtained by the male and female players.

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Anuj Kumar. An analysis of pre-competitive anxiety involving male and female basketball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 23-25.
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