"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part F
Pre-competitive anxiety levels in female players competing in individual versus team gamesAuthor(s):
Anuj KumarAbstract: Background:
aim of this study was to evaluate the Pre-competitive anxiety between female players involving in individual and team games. The study was performed whether to evaluate that prior to competition they have any expected differences in their pre-competitive anxiety or not. Materials & Methods:
For this study, we designed two groups i.e., individual and team event game. For the individual event games a total of 39 female players from athletics, archery, power lifting and boxing were chosen i.e., 22 from athletics, 05 from archery, 02 from power lifting and 10 from boxing players were consisted that participate in the inter-university tournaments. However, for the team game, a total of 39 female players were selected, 15 from cricket and 24 from basketball that were also participate in the inter-university tournaments. In this study, for the players of individual and team games, the age ranges 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:
In the analysis of the data it is found that there is a difference in mean scores in pre-competitive anxiety between females players involved in individual and team event games. Individual game players show high level of pre-competitive anxiety in comparison of team event games. In future, more studies is required with use of physiological and psychological measure prior to a pre-competitive condition in measuring anxiety on sport performance.Pages: 303-304 | 958 Views 21 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Anuj Kumar. Pre-competitive anxiety levels in female players competing in individual versus team games. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(2):303-304.