2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part P
An assessment of sports competitive anxiety, self-concept and self-confidence between male and female all India university individual game players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Ajay Kumar Pandey and Dr. Bhojram Rawte
The purpose of the present study was to determine the Anxiety, Self-concept and Self-confidence between male and female individual games player of All India University. To obtain data for this study, the investigator had selected two hundred (N=200) subjects, out of which one hundred (N=100) from Individual Games male player and one hundred (n=100) from Individual Game female players, participated in Intervarsity level tournament for the session 2015-16. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 28 years. To collect the required data for the present study, and to measure the Sports Competitive Anxiety, Marten’s (1990) Sports Competitive Anxiety test (SCAT) was used, to assess the Self-concept level of the subject, self-concept rating scale developed by Dr. R.K. Saraswat (2005) was used and Self Confidence of the subjects measured by applying the Self- Confidence Inventory (SCI) developed by Rekha Agnihotry (1987). Scoring was done for the respective questionnaire according to their manuals. Independent t-test was applied to determine the significant difference and direction of difference in mean scores of variables between Team and Individual game players. The level of significance was set at 0.05 level. The results revealed a significant difference was found between Intervarsity male and female players of Individual Games on the variable of Self-confidence, whereas insignificant difference was found in relation to sports competitive anxiety and self-concept. The results revealed that, male players of Individual Games are higher in self-confidence compare to female players of Individual Games.
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Dr. Ajay Kumar Pandey, Dr. Bhojram Rawte. An assessment of sports competitive anxiety, self-concept and self-confidence between male and female all India university individual game players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):862-865.