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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part B

Estimation of competitive state anxiety among sprinters, jumpers and throwers inter- university female athletes


Author(s): Upma Bhagat

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to Estimation of Competitive State Anxiety among Sprinters, Jumpers and Throwers inter- university female athletes. For achieving the purpose of the study, data was collected on total 60 female athletes Sprinters: 20, Jumpers: 20 and Throwers: 20 were recruited as subject. The age of all players range between 18 to 25 years. To check Pre-competitive anxiety of recruited subjects, The Competitive State Anxiety Inventory 2 (CSAI-2) Martens, Vealey, and Burton (1990) questionnaire was used. The questionnaire consisting of 3 dimensions: Cognitive Anxiety, Somatic Anxiety and Self-confidence. This study shows that Anxiety is required to measure the performance during competition. The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 16.0 was used for all analysis. The differences in the mean of each group for selected variable were tested for the significance of difference by One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). For further analysis Post-Hoc Test (LSD Test) was applied. In all the analyses, the 5% critical level (p<0.05) was considered to indicate statistical significance. The result shows that statistically significant differences were found with regard to Somatic state anxiety among Sprinters, Jumpers and Throwers inter- university female athletes

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How to cite this article:
Upma Bhagat. Estimation of competitive state anxiety among sprinters, jumpers and throwers inter- university female athletes. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(5):70-72.
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