Volume : 8, Issue : 11, NOV 2022

COMPARISON OF ANXIETY AMONG PLAYERS OF COMBATIVE SPORTS AND NON COMBATIVE SPORTS

MOHINI KRI, RAJAT SUKLADAS, ABHISHEK BALO

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to compare the anxiety among players of combative sports and non combative sports. For this study a total of 60 subjects were selected, 30 subjects were selected from combat sports and 15 from non-combat sports. Anxiety is the independent variables of the study. Anxiety has two types they were state anxiety and trait anxiety. The data was collected through the administration of STAI questionnaire developed by Charles Spielberger, R.L. Gorsuch, and R.E. Lushene (1983). By using a "t" test with a significance threshold of 0.05, the mean difference of these values was evaluated for significance. The result of this study revealed that there was no significant difference in anxiety among players of combative sports and non combative sports.

Keywords

STATE ANXIETY, TRAIT ANXIETY, COMBATIVE SPORTS AND NON COMBATIVE SPORTS, BADMINTON.

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