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2018, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part D

Comparative study on anxiety and aggression between forwards and defenders in hockey


Author(s): Dr. George Joseph and Abhilash SS

Abstract:
The psychological behavior of an athlete plays a positive role in sports performance. There are many factors that influence the behavior of sportsmen such as anxiety, aggression, self-confidence, motivation, etc. These psychological factors shall influence the performance of athletes.
In modern sports, psychological preparations have an important role in the technical as well as in the team preparations. Psychological factors have a close relationship to every performance, players at all levels and players at different positions. Psychological factors can affect the performance of an individual and the whole team.
For the purpose of the study, 30 college-level hockey male players were selected, which included both forward line and defenders. Anxiety was measured using the questionnaire of Spiel Berger and Aggression was assessed using the Questionnaire of Tiwari and Chauhan’s aggression test.
The assessment showed that there was no significant difference between forwards and defenders on anxiety, whereas, there was significant difference in aggression between forwards and defenders.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. George Joseph, Abhilash SS. Comparative study on anxiety and aggression between forwards and defenders in hockey. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(1):258-260.

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