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An Methodical Study on Emotional Variables of the Junior State Athletes of Southern States

Author(s) Name:

Dr. T. Banupriya

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to analyze the psychological variables of the junior state athletes of southern states. To achieve the purpose of this study, totally hundred Junior State athletes from five Southern States namely, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry were selected and their age ranged between 17 and 20. The subjects were tested on selected variables namely anxiety and self confidence. Anxiety was assessed by Trait Anxiety Questionnaire Spielberger and self confidence Sports Self Confidence Questionnaire (Robin S. Valley). To test the significance of the mean difference among the southern states namely analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used. In case of any significance of mean difference on the criterion measure, to find out which state was better among the others, the Scheffe’spost – hoc test was applied. The result reveals that there was significant difference on selected variables among the athletes of southern states. Karnataka athletes having better anxiety control followed by Tamilnadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry. Karnataka athletes having better self confidence followed by Tamilnadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and Andhra Pradesh.

 Keywords

Anxiety, Self-confidence and Athletes.

Please cite this article as

Dr. T. Banupriya (2019). An Methodical Study on Emotional Variables of the Junior State Athletes of Southern States. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 6, 2(3), 10-12.