International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


E- ISSN: 2349-4182
P- ISSN: 2349-5979

Vol. 4, Issue 12 (2017)

Relationship of the task and ego orientation with competitive anxiety in women volleyball players

Author(s): Dr. Gulbahar Khan
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship of task and ego orientation with competitive anxiety in women volleyball players. For the purpose of the study 40 Female volleyball players age ranging from 20 years-40 years, have been taken as subjects for the present study who had participated in 60th Senior National volleyball Championship held at the Balbeer Singh, Juneja indoor Stadium, Raipur,(CG) from 04th January,2012 to 09th January, 2012, Further, 40% subjects were from Madhya Pradesh, 33.33% of the subjects were from Uttar Pradesh, 13.33% of the subjects were from Delhi, 10% of the subjects were from Chandigarh and 3.33% of the subjects were from CG. Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-(CSAI-2) by Martens et al. (1982) was used to find out the state anxiety level of each volleyball player. Somatic anxiety and cognitive anxiety scores were taken together in order to represent overall State anxiety score. Task and Ego Orientation Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ) by Duda (1992) [2] was used to find out the Task and Ego orientation level of each volleyball player. Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) Questionnaire by Martens (1977) was used to find out the Trait anxiety of each volleyball player. The result shows that there were significant relationship between task orientation and self-confidence and the value obtained with this relationship was 0.692, indicates that the volleyball players who were Task oriented had higher level of Trait anxiety. As similar to this there were significant relationship between task orientation and somatic anxiety and the value obtained was 0.633, indicates that the Volleyball players who were Task oriented, had higher level of state anxiety. Although there were no significance difference between task orientation and cognitive anxiety and the value obtained with this relationship was 0.927, shows that Volleyball players, who are task oriented, have lower level of trait anxiety. There were no significance difference between ego orientation and self-confidence and the value obtained with this relationship was 0.927, shows that Volleyball players, who are ego oriented, have lower level of Self Confidence. There were also not significant relationship between ego orientation and somatic anxiety, the value of this relationship was 0.525,it defines the Volleyball players who are ego oriented have lower level of state anxiety. There were no significant relationship ego orientation and cognitive anxiety, the value obtained was 0.397, it indicates that Volleyball players who are ego oriented have lower level of trait anxiety. There were not a significant relationship between task orientation and sports competitive anxiety and the value obtained was 0.150, it shows the Volleyball players who are more task oriented have lower sports competitive anxiety. There were not significant relationship between ego orientation and sports competitive anxiety and the value obtained was 0.326, it shows that Volleyball players, who are ego oriented, have lower sports anxiety level but still it is more than task oriented players.
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