International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 9 (2016)

Pre-Competition anxiety level amongst sportsmen


Dr. Aruna R Dogra

Anxiety is one of the most commonly measured constructs in sports psychology. Anxiety can be considered the emotional impact or cognitive dimension of arousal. Stress and anxiety in children and teenagers are just as prevalent as an adults. Competitive anxirty is one of the psychological parameters, which effects the performance of players. Keeping in view the determining role of anxiety in competitive performance the investigator has conducted the present study. The purpose of the study was to find out state and trait anxiety and to make an assessment of competitive anxiety of players. For present study investigator selected 60 male players of different games participants of intercollegiate and inter university competition level. The age range of samples were 18 to 25 years. For the collection of data, investigator used Martins sports competition Anxiety Test (SCAT). The test consist consist of 15 statements related to competition situations. SCAT Scores were calculated and presented for statistical analysis. Calculated t expressed that there is significant difference in anxiety level between high performers and low performers. Results revealed that low anxiety level was found in high level of performers. Maximum numbers were found in state and trait pre competition anxiety level.
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Dr. Aruna R Dogra. Pre-Competition anxiety level amongst sportsmen. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 9, 2016, Pages 222-223
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