2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part I
Assessment study on anxiety of sprinters, middle and long distance runners for effective performance
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Pravin D Manwatkar
Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by emotional, cognitive, and behavioural components. It is the displeasing feeling of fear and concern. The root meaning of the word anxiety is in either presence or absence of psychological stress, anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness, and dread. It is also associated with feelings of restlessness, fatigue, concentration problems, and muscle tension. The sample for the study consists of 150 Sprinters, 150 Middle distance runners and 150 Long distance runners those who have participated in the Inter District Tournaments of Maharashtra State. The Standardized Sinha’s Comprehensive Anxiety Test is used for the study. It was found the Long distance runners are having high Anxiety than Sprinters, and Middle distance runners because the Long distance runners has to run a very long distance and the duration of the event is very long. They have to compete under the Psychological stress, anxiety, feelings of fear, and physical as well as psychological fatigue. Whereas in sprints the event duration is very short and muscle power and technique is needed.
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Dr. Pravin D Manwatkar. Assessment study on anxiety of sprinters, middle and long distance runners for effective performance. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):469-471.