Latest Updates

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (IJPEHSS) is a bi-annually online International Journal dedicated to research and investigations in Physical Education, Health and Social Science. It is Peer Reviewed International Journal, scheduled to appear half yearly and serve as a means for innovative information exchange in the International educational and research forum...



AN ASSESSMENT OF SPORTS ANXIETYOF DIFFERENT SPORTS DISCIPLINES

Ms. Pavleen Kaur, Mr. Mukesh Kumar, Mrs. Rinki Negi

The purpose of the study was assessment of total Anxiety of different Sports Disciplines.For the purpose of the study, both male and female college level students of the age group 18 to 28 years of Delhi University were selected as the subjects for the study.30subjects from team sports and 30 subjects from individual sports (Kho-Kho, Athletics, Football and Judo) were selected for the study as subjects. The variables for the study were Cognitive Anxiety and Somatic Anxiety. The sub variables of cognitive Anxiety were: i) Freedom from worries and ii) concentration ability. It was hypothesized that there was no significant difference in total Sports Anxiety among the different competitive sports discipline. The Statistical technique used was Descriptive Statistics: Mean, Standard Deviation, Range, minimum and maximum of the raw scores. ANOVA was applied with the help of SPSS Software. The level of significance will be set at 0.05. The study concluded that Athletes and Kho-Kho Players have more worries in their respective sports as compared to the football and judo players who were found slightly less worried about their sports. It was further concluded that Judo players have high concentration level then Athletes and Kho-Kho players. The Study also revealed that football players were found to have more somatic anxiety than Athletes who were found more calm. The remaining mean difference was not found significant.

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was assessment of total Anxiety of different Sports Disciplines.For the purpose of the study, both male and female college level students of the age group 18 to 28 years of Delhi University were selected as the subjects for the study.30subjects from team sports and 30 subjects from individual sports (Kho-Kho, Athletics, Football and Judo) were selected for the study as subjects. The variables for the study were Cognitive Anxiety and Somatic Anxiety. The sub variables of cognitive Anxiety were: i) Freedom from worries and ii) concentration ability. It was hypothesized that there was no significant difference in total Sports Anxiety among the different competitive sports discipline. The Statistical technique used was Descriptive Statistics: Mean, Standard Deviation, Range, minimum and maximum of the raw scores. ANOVA was applied with the help of SPSS Software. The level of significance will be set at 0.05. The study concluded that Athletes and Kho-Kho Players have more worries in their respective sports as compared to the football and judo players who were found slightly less worried about their sports. It was further concluded that Judo players have high concentration level then Athletes and Kho-Kho players. The Study also revealed that football players were found to have more somatic anxiety than Athletes who were found more calm. The remaining mean difference was not found significant

Keywords : Cognitive Anxiety, Somatic Anxiety, Sports Disciplines, Kho-Kho, Athletics, Football, Judo


Web Hosting Linux Reseller Hosting