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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part B

An analysis of self concept and anxiety among sprinters and jumpers of Kurukshetra University


Author(s): Dheeraj Sangwan

Abstract: Self concept is a multidimensional construct that refers to an individual's perception of self in relation to any number of characteristics, such as academics, gender roles, racial identity etc. The self concept is an internal model which comprises self assessments. Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive and behavioural components. Anxiety invokes a feeling of fear or a perception of threat and which may be specific to and particular situation. The Purpose of the present study is to find out the Self concept and anxiety among Sprinters and Jumpers of M.D. University, Rohtak. The sample for the present study is Thirty Male Sprinters and Thirty Male Jumpers those who have participated in the M.D. University Inter College Athletics Championships during the year 2015-16. R.K. Saraswath Self Concept Questionnaire and Sinha's Comprehensive Anxiety Test are used in the study. Each of the two instruments was administered individuals as well as a small group. Prior to administration of test through informal talk was explained the subjects procedures of the tests. This study shows that Sprinters are having high self concept and low anxiety compare to Jumpers. It is concluded that that Sprinters are having the good self concept and less anxiety to achieve the high level of performance.

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Dheeraj Sangwan. An analysis of self concept and anxiety among sprinters and jumpers of Kurukshetra University. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 66-68.
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