2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Comparative study on sports anxiety level among men volleyball and basketball players of Chennai
Author(s): M Lakshman Kumar
The purpose of the study was to compare the sports anxiety level among men volleyball and basketball players of Chennai. A sample of 20 volleyball and 20 basketball collegiate players were selected from Chennai. Sample age between 17 and 21 years were selected for this study. The Sport Anxiety Scale-2 by Smith et al., questionnaire was used to assesses the competitive trait anxiety. The scale measures responses for three factors: somatic anxiety, worry and concentration disruption. Data were collected before the first round of the intercollegiate tournament. Descriptive statistic (Mean, Standard Deviation), Independent t- test was applied to analyze and compare the degree of sports anxiety between the volleyball and basketball players. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Results indicated that there are significant difference found between the players in sports anxiety.
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How to cite this article:
M Lakshman Kumar. Comparative study on sports anxiety level among men volleyball and basketball players of Chennai. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 2050-2052.