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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part C

A comparative study on competition anxiety between male and female national level basketball players


Author(s): Pintu Sil

Abstract: Anxiety is a psychological condition which influenced the sports performance of an athlete. Purpose of the present study was to compare the competition of male and female national level basketball players. A total of 62 national level basketball players (23 male and 39 female) within the age of 15-19 years were selected randomly as subject for this study. Competition anxiety was the criterion measure in this study. It was measured by Illinois Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) Questionnaire. Mean and standard deviation were used as descriptive statistics and t-test was used to find out the difference between two means. Only 0.05 level of significance was considered for the present study. All calculations were done by the standard statistical software. Result revealed that female player had higher level of competition anxiety than male basketball players. But the difference between means (t-value) was not significant statistically. From above findings it was concluded that there was no significant difference in competition anxiety between male and female national level Basketball players.

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How to cite this article:
Pintu Sil. A comparative study on competition anxiety between male and female national level basketball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 133-134.
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