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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part C

A study of pre-competitive anxiety involving male and female players competing in team versus individual events


Author(s): Anuj Kumar

Abstract: Background: In the present study, the aim was to evaluate the Pre-competitive anxiety between male and female players involving in team and individual event games and to evaluate whether they have any possible differences in pre-competitive anxiety prior to competition. 
Materials & Methods: For designed this study, the two groups were formed i.e., team game and individual event game. For team game, 30 cricket players (15 males and 15 females) were consisted who participated in the inter-university tournaments. However, for the individual event games, athletics, archery and boxing were chosen. For this, 30 athletics players (15 males and 15 females), 04 archery players (02 males and 02 females) and 10 boxing players (05 males and 05 females) were consisted that participated in the inter-university tournaments. For all the players of team game and individual event games, the age range used in this study was between 18 to 24 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 and for comparison of the level of Pre-competitive anxiety t- test was used. 
Result & Discussion: After analysis of the present data it is exhibited that the difference is found in mean scores in pre-competitive anxiety between males and females players involved in team and individual event games but the difference were found insignificant. This insignificant difference in pre-competitive anxiety might be due to same level of training were obtained by the male and female players.


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Anuj Kumar. A study of pre-competitive anxiety involving male and female players competing in team versus individual events. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 135-137.
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