COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGGRESSION, ANXIETY AND TEAM COHESION OF COLLEGE LEVEL BASKETBALL, HOCKEY AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS.
Dr. Sosamma John
The purpose of the study was to make a comparative analysis of aggression, anxiety and team cohesion among college men basketball, hockey and football players. Thirty basketball players, thirty hockey players and thirty football players were randomly selected who had participated in intercollegiate tournaments from various colleges of Kerala. Their age ranges between 18 and 23 years. The responses were obtained through standardized questionnaire to measure anxiety, aggression and team cohesion. Aggression was measured through the questionnaire developed Buss, A. H., & Perry, M. (1992). Anxiety was measured through Spielberger questionnaire. Team cohesion was measured by administering the Group Environment Questionnaire (Carron, Brawley, and Widmeyer, 1985). ANOVA and farther Scheffe's post hoc test was used to find out the significance difference. The result showed that there was no significant difference exist between basketball, hockey and football players anxiety, But there was significant difference between basketball and hockey players aggression and team Cohesion.
Keywords: Anxiety, Cohesion, Aggression and Team.
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