AN ASSESSMENT OF SOMATIC ANXIETY OF DIFFERENT SPORTS DISCIPLINES
Ms. Pavleen Kaur, Mr. Mukesh Kumar and Ms. Rinki Negi
The purpose of the study was assessment of somatic 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 were selected as the subjects for the study.15 subjects from team sports and 15 subjects from individual sports (Kho-Kho, Athletics, Football and Judo) were selected for the study as subjects. The variable for the study was somatic Anxiety. It was hypothesised that there was no significant difference in somatic 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 was set at 0.05. The study concluded that somatic anxiety of four sports was found significantly different. the study revealed that football players were found to have more somatic anxiety than Athletes who were calm. The remaining mean difference was not found significant .
Keywords: Stress, Competitiveness and Athletic Performance.
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