A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SPORTS COMPETITIVE ANXIETY AMONG COLLEGIATE LEVEL INDIVIDUAL, COMBATIVE AND TEAM GAME PLAYERS

Authors

  • Dr. Reeta Devi , Mr. Mahendra Singh Parmar , Pramod Kumar Yadav , Kamal Kishore , Mr.Rohit Kumar

Abstract

The current study was conducted to compare sports competitive anxiety among collegiate
level individual, combative and team game players. With the end goal of the investigation
120 male competitors (N=120) were purposively chosen from Lakshmibai National Institute
of Physical Education, Gwalior (M.P.).Further the subjects were divided into three groups,
i.e. individual games, combative games and team games. The athletes from Badminton,
Tennis and Table-Tennis sports were selected to ‘Individual games’ group; athletes from
Judo, Wrestling and Boxing were selected to ‘Combative games’ group and athletes from
Basketball, Football and Hockey were selected to ‘Team games’ group. Each group was
comprised with 40 subjects each. Sports competition anxiety was selected as the variable for
the study. Sports Competition Anxiety (SCAT) questionnaire was used as the tool to assess
the sports competition anxiety level of the subjects. To compare and find the differences in
sports competition anxiety level of three different groups, one-way analysis of variance
(ANOVA) statistical test was used. For testing significance difference among means of
different groups, LSD post-hoc test was applied. The consequences of the investigation
uncovered that there was critical contrast between mean sports competitive anxiety scores of
individual (15.4250) and combative (19.1250) players. The results also revealed that there
was significant difference between mean sports competitive anxiety scores score of
combative (19.1250) and team (16.2750) players. It was also found that the mean sports Hockey were selected to ‘Team games’ group. Each group was comprised
with 40 subjects each. 

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Published

2020-11-02

How to Cite

Dr. Reeta Devi , Mr. Mahendra Singh Parmar , Pramod Kumar Yadav , Kamal Kishore , Mr.Rohit Kumar. (2020). A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SPORTS COMPETITIVE ANXIETY AMONG COLLEGIATE LEVEL INDIVIDUAL, COMBATIVE AND TEAM GAME PLAYERS. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 9619 - 9624. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2513