"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2020, Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part C
The effects of pre-competitive anxiety in men’s soccer referees of Greek super league and football league and in women’s referees of all categoriesAuthor(s):
Zisis Papanikolaou, Dimitrios Rousis and Mpriakos AthanasiosAbstract:
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of competitive anxiety, in a game with great importance. The survey involved a total of 92 referees. Twenty-nine (n=29) from the Super League category, thirty-two (n=32) from the Football League category and thirty-one (n=31) women from national and local categories. The instrumentation used to evaluate the effect of competitive anxiety was a questionnaire that calculates the specific situation of sport anxiety scale. The questionnaire separates anxiety into three parts: cognitive anxiety, somatic anxiety and into one factor that correlates directly with anxiety and that is self-confidence. The results showed that men referees had less cognitive and somatic anxiety compared with women, in contrast to confidence which was higher in men than women.Pages: 112-115 | 428 Views 26 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Zisis Papanikolaou, Dimitrios Rousis, Mpriakos Athanasios. The effects of pre-competitive anxiety in men’s soccer referees of Greek super league and football league and in women’s referees of all categories. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(3):112-115.