2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
A study on anxiety depression and coping strategies between Odisha and Manipur female softball players
Author(s): Sumitra Roy and Dr. Atanu Ghosh
The present study was aimed to investigate the sports competition anxiety, general (state and trait) anxiety, depression and coping strategies among softball players. For this purpose 26 female players were selected out of which 13from Odisha state and 13from Manipur state. The data were collected through purposive sampling method by applying sports competition anxiety (questionnaire developed by Marten 1977) test, general anxiety (questionnaire developed by Spielberg) test, depression (questionnaire developed by O.P. Mishra) and coping strategies (questionnaire developed by A. K. Srivastava). Mean and SD were used as descriptive statistics. Statistical t-test showed significant differences in sports competitive anxiety (2.27>2.06) and general anxiety (2.07>2.06) between Odisha and Manipur female players as the absolute value of the calculated t exceeds the critical value. Lastly, the depression and coping strategies among softball players of two different states were almost identical.
Pages: 446-448 | 327 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sumitra Roy, Dr. Atanu Ghosh. A study on anxiety depression and coping strategies between Odisha and Manipur female softball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):446-448.