International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Study of competition anxiety between basket ball players and volley ballplayers of two different levels
Author(s): Kum. Kavita Rathod and Dr. Hanumanthayya Pujari
One of the important psychological conditions which change the internal state of the body of a player is anxiety. During competition of games and sports the anxiety level is increased and might influence the performance of an athlete. The purpose of the study was to study the competition anxiety of two different games player of two different levels and compare them. A total of 33 National level women Basket ball players (W1) and 22 inter-college level women Volley ballplayers (W2) within the age of 18-25 years were agreed to participate as subject for this study. Competition anxiety was the criterion measure in this study. Competition anxiety was measured by Illinois Competition Anxiety Test Questionnaire (1977). Mean and standard deviation were used as descriptive statistics and t-test was computed to find out the significance between two means. All calculations were done by the standard statistical procedure. Only 0.05 level of significance was considered for the present study. Result revealed higher anxiety level for inter-college level Volley ball player (Mn=22.14) than national level Basket ball players (Mn=17.94). The difference of competition anxiety between inter-college level Volley ballplayers and national level Basket ball players (t=4.08) was statistically significant (p<0.05).From above findings it was concluded that there was significant difference in the competition anxiety between inter-college level Volley ballplayers and national level Basket ball players.
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Kum. Kavita Rathod, Dr. Hanumanthayya Pujari. Study of competition anxiety between basket ball players and volley ballplayers of two different levels. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):659-661.