publication . Article . 2016

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COMPETITIVE STATE ANXIETY AMONG TEAM SPORT AND INDIVIDUAL SPORT ATHLETES IN IRAN

Soltani Hossein; Hojati Zahra; Reza Attarzadeh Hossini Seyed;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2016 Journal: Physical Education of Students (issn: 2308-7250, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: H.S. Skovoroda Kharkov National Pedagogical University
Abstract
Purpose: With respect to the fact that every sport field has its own special nature, the aim of present study was to compare competitive state anxiety among team sport and individual sport athletes in Iran. Material: The statistic sample included 120 male athletes, 60 athletes in individual sports (wrestling, taekwondo and karate) and 60 athletes in team sports (futsal, volleyball and basketball). The research instrument employed was the Persian version of the Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2. This inventory was distributed among the subjects about 30 minutes before the first competition. Finally by one-way ANOVA data was analyzed. Results: The results indi...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: competitive, state anxiety, cognitive anxiety, somatic anxiety, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691
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