A study on stress, anxiety and depression of inter-collegiate tennis men and women players in Belagavi.
Research Design: This study was conducting an explorative study which identifies stress, anxiety and depression among tennis players.
Research participants: The sample consisted of 85 tennis players, out of them 40 respondents are men and 45 respondents are women. Purposive sampling was used in this study instead of non-probability sampling.
Method of Data Collection: Both primary and secondary method of data collection was used for this research. Primary data were collected in questioner method. Toassess anxiety; depression and stress among tennis players ADSS Scale by Bhatnagar P., Singh M. and Pandey M. (2011) were used. SPSS-22.0 for Windows software package was used for data processing.
Data Analysis and Interpretation: The finding of the study shows that majority of the tennis players are from 19 - 20 years of age. Majority of female tennis players participated the present study. Most of the tennis players were from OBC group. The Hindu religion participated by vast majority of respondents. Most of the respondents are from nuclear family. Majority of the respondents are from urban area. The mean score of anxiety among male respondents is 4.10 and female respondents mean score is 4.20.In the same way the depression mean score of male respondents is 3.78 and female respondents mean score is 3.73. Moving to stress among male respondents mean score is 4.13 and female respondents mean score is 4.24.