International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part E
A comparative study of competition anxiety between men and women boxers and fencers
AUTHOR(S): Dr. A Arun Mozhi and Dr. W Vinu
The purpose of this study was to compare the psychological variable namely competition anxiety between men and women Boxers and Fencers. To achieve the purpose of this study one hundred and twenty Boxers and Fencers of Boxers and Fencers Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India were randomly selected as subjects. Among them sixty men Boxers and Fencers (thirty men and thirty men Boxers and Fencers) and sixty women Boxers and Fencers (thirty women and thirty women Boxers and Fencers) with an age of the subjects were ranged between 18 to 24 years were selected as subjects. Competition anxiety was assessed by using standardized test item Rainer Marten’s sports competition anxiety test questionnaire and it was statistically analysed by using 2 x 2 factorial ANOVA. Whenever, the obtained ‘F’ ratio value for interaction effect was found to be significant, the simple effect test was applied as follow up test. In all cases, the .05 level of confidence was fixed to test the level of significance which was considered as an appropriate. There was significant difference between men and women Boxers and Fencers on selected psychological variable namely competition anxiety irrespective of their games (Boxers and Fencers) and gender (men and women). Among them, men Boxers and Fencers were better competition anxiety than other categories of Boxers and Fencers.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. A Arun Mozhi, Dr. W Vinu. A comparative study of competition anxiety between men and women boxers and fencers. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):203-205.