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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part C

Analysis of the selected psychological variables of adolescent school boys with different geographical regions of Karnataka


Author(s): Gireesha S and Dr. Kulaindavelu

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to compare the selected psychological variables which are stress and anxiety levels among the adolescent school boys under different geographical regions of Karnataka. To achieve this purpose, three hundred adolescent school boys of the private schools from different regions (plain, coastal and hills) of Karnataka with age ranging 13-15 years were selected. The psychological variables selected for the study are stress and anxiety. Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-14) developed by Sheldon Cohen Kamarck T, Mermelstein R. was used to assess the stress level among the school boys and Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) (Adaptation of Spielberg’s Trait Anxiety Inventory) was used to find out the anxiety level among the school boys. To find out the significant differences among the groups One-way, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used. Further, the Scheffe’s Post Hoc test was used to find the significant difference in the paired mean scores. This study is concluded that there was significant difference in the stress and anxiety level of the adolescent boys under different regions of Karnataka. The school boys from plain area had less stress and anxiety when compared with hills and coastal regions.

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How to cite this article:
Gireesha S, Dr. Kulaindavelu. Analysis of the selected psychological variables of adolescent school boys with different geographical regions of Karnataka. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(3):143-146.
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