2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Age, Anxiety and Self esteem among school level players: A Correlational study
Author(s): Dr. Jaskaran Singh Sidhu
Aim- The purpose of this study is to find the relation between anxiety, self esteem and age among the players of Mansa District. Methodology- For present research work the sample was taken from all sports events from Mansa District (Punjab) Total 50 male sports persons were taken. The subjects were selected randomly from Govt Boys School Mansa. Tools.- Anxiety level was measured using 15 items questionnaire developed by Ronald E. Smith, Frank L. Smoll, Sean P. Cumming, and Joel R. Grossbard  (1990) “The Sport Anxiety Scale-2”. To measure self esteem Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale  (1965) having 10-item scale was used to measure both positive and negative feelings about the self. Statistical Analysis- To find out the relationship among the research variables exists or not Carl Pearson correlation was used to find the correlation between the means. Statistics for each characteristic were calculated; Mean and Standard deviation. Data was analyzed using SPSS (statistical package for the social sciences). Results- Showing -ve correlation between age and anxiety level of sportspersons. Correlation between age and self esteem shows moderate positive correlation. On the variable of self esteem and anxiety a moderate –ve correlation exists between the variables. Conclusion- From the above discussion we can conclude that as the sports person gain experience through competition and training his self esteem increase and he learn how to control anxiety level.
Pages: 396-398 | 381 Views 7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Jaskaran Singh Sidhu. Age, Anxiety and Self esteem among school level players: A Correlational study. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):396-398.