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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part E

Comparison of anxiety and self-confidence variables among Ethiopian sports academy male soccer players of different playing positions


Author(s): Zelalem Abatkun and Prof. N Vijay Mohan

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out the Anxiety and Self Confidence level of Ethiopian sports academy male soccer players. To achieve the objective of the study one hundred fifty (n=150) male soccer players were purposively selected from Ethiopian Youths Sports Academy, Tirunesh Dibaba National Sport Training Center, Ambo FIFA Goal Project and Aribaminch University Soccer Academy and their age ranged from 14 to 19 years. Cross sectional survey design was used for this study. The Sports competition anxiety test questionnaire prepared by Rainer Martens (1986) and sport self-confidence questionnaire prepared by Hardy and Nelson (1992) were used in the present study. The collected data from the four groups of the participants were statistically analyzed to test the significance of the mean differences and the groups on selected criterion variables one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used. The level of significance is set at 0.05. The analysis of the data indicated that there were no significance mean differences in Anxiety and Self Confidence variables in the four selected group’s namely goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, and striker players of Ethiopian sports academy male soccer players.

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How to cite this article:
Zelalem Abatkun and Prof. N Vijay Mohan. Comparison of anxiety and self-confidence variables among Ethiopian sports academy male soccer players of different playing positions. 2017; 4(2): 240-243.
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