2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Comparative study of pre-competitive anxiety between individual sports and team game players
Author(s): Dr. Chetan Sharma
The purpose of the study was to find out pre-competition anxiety between players of individual sports and team games. During competition, athlete’s mental state greatly affects their neuromuscular coordination, which finally influences the outcome of final competition. Anxiety in sports is considered as an important issue for many athletes. It refers to nervousness and fear emotion formed by frustration of self-esteem and self-confidence, or increasing of the sense of failure and guilty, which is resulted by the threat from being unable to achieve goals or to overcome obstacles at the right time. For the purpose of the study, the investigator selected the subjects from inter-college competition held at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. To measure the pre-competition anxiety, Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT Martens et al., 1990) developed by Rainer Marten was applied. Thirty (n=30) players of individual sports and thirty (n=30) players of team games were selected. Students T-test was used to find the difference between both groups. The study was significant at 0.05 significance level.
Pages: 363-364 | 83 Views 3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Chetan Sharma. Comparative study of pre-competitive anxiety between individual sports and team game players. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(2): 363-364.