Stress and aggression among handball and basketball players
Author(s): Tins George and Hiran Mohan S
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the difference of aggression and stress among the selected Handball and Basketball players. Also the study aimed to find the relationship between the stress and aggression among Handball and Basketball Players. Hundred participants (50 men Handball players and 50 men Basketball players) who participated in the intercollegiate championships of University of Calicut during the year 2021 with age ranging from 18 to 25 year were selected for the study. Independent t test was used to determine the difference of stress and Aggression among Handball and Basketball Players. Handball Players exhibited higher Stress than the Basketball Players (Mean and SD of Handball players was 48.50 & 1.31 and Mean of Basketball Players was 43.52 & 2.72). Handball players exhibited higher aggression than the basketball players (Mean and SD of Handball players was 12.88 & 3.66and Mean and SD of Basketball players was 10.88 & 2.68). Pearson Product Moment correlation was used to determine the relationship of stress and aggression among Handball and Basketball players. There was a significant relationship between stress and aggression among the Handball and Basketball Players.