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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
An analysis of anxiety and worry management, concentration ability and relaxation ability among national level sprinters and long distance runners
Author(s): Amrik Singh and Dr. Nishan Singh Deol
Abstract:
The main purpose of the study was to find out the mental skills between national level sprinters and long distance runners. The total number of 50 subjects selected as samples from Punjabi University, Patiala in which 25 are sprinters and 25 are long distance runners. The age group of the subjects ranged from 18-25 years. All the samples were selected on random basis. To assess anxiety and worry management, concentration ability and relaxation ability of selected subjects, Mental Skills inventory developed by Nelson & Hardy was used. This inventory measures Imagery Ability, Mental Preparation, Self- Confidence. This inventory is highly reliable & valid to assess mental skills of selected subjects. The scoring was done according to rule led down by the authors. The ‘t’ test was used to find out significant difference among two groups i.e. male sprinters and long distance runners. Results found that there is no significant difference has been found between sprinters & long distance runners on the basis of mental skills.
Pages: 598-600  |  390 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amrik Singh, Dr. Nishan Singh Deol. An analysis of anxiety and worry management, concentration ability and relaxation ability among national level sprinters and long distance runners. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):598-600.
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