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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part E

Relationship of perceived stress with the cardiovascular fitness of sportsmen


Author(s): Dr. Jaswant Singh Thakur

Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of Stress with the Cardiovascular Fitness of sportsmen. A secondary purpose was to investigate the descriptive expressed of Stress and Cardiovascular Fitness of sportsmen. Sixty (60) subjects were selected from sportsmen for this study: 60 male sportsmen were selected from Hockey, Football, and Cricket. Selected subjects ages ranged from 21 to 25 years and were students of Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur (C.G.). To determine the cardiovascular fitness of sportsmen, Rockport 1-mile walk (Kline and colleagues, 1987) test was administered. Perceived Stress Scale (PSS; Coehn, Kamarch, & Mermelstein, 1983) was administered to find out the relationship of stress with the cardiovascular fitness of sportsmen. The statistical technique employed for this study was Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation was used. As per the statistical analysis Negative correlation was found between VO2max and Stress(r=-.029) at p<0.05.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Jaswant Singh Thakur. Relationship of perceived stress with the cardiovascular fitness of sportsmen. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(2):257-259.
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