2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
A comparative study of sports anxiety and aggression of attacker and defender hockey players
Author(s): Shamsher Kasnia and Ravinder Pal Ahlawat
An attempt has been made to study the impact of level of Anxiety and Aggression of National/Inter-University Hockey players with respect to their playing positions. The subjects of the study were classified into Attackers and Defenders and a total of 150 subjects were selected, out of which 75 were attacker female hockey players and 75 were defender female hockey players. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 24 years. To measure the level of Anxiety the standardized test of Sports Competition Anxiety Test constructed by Marten et al. 1990 and for the psychological variable of Aggression the standardized test of Sports Aggression Inventory developed and prepared by Prof. Anand Kumar Shrivastava and Perm Shankar Shukla was used. The independent samples t-test was applied to assess the significance of difference among the attacker and defender playing positions of national level female hockey players. After analyzing the results of the study, it was concluded that there was no significant difference on the psychological variable of Anxiety but there was significant difference between the aggression level of attacker and defender female hockey players.
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Shamsher Kasnia, Ravinder Pal Ahlawat. A comparative study of sports anxiety and aggression of attacker and defender hockey players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):495-497.