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Comparative Analysis of Selected Psychological and Motor Fitness Variables between Different positioned University Men Football Players

Author(s) Name: Dr. R.Chinnaiyan

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to find the compare the selected psychological and motor fitness variables namely sports competition anxiety, aggression and cardio respiratory endurance between different positioned university men football players. For this purpose of the study, forty men football players studying in the Department of physical education and sports sciences, Annamalai university, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil nadu were selected as subjects. The age group of 18 – 24 years were selected.  Among them, twenty men offensive football players and twenty men defensive football players were selected.  The following psychological and motor fitness variables namely competition anxiety, aggression and cardio respiratory endurance were selected as criterion variables. The selected criterion variables namely competition anxiety, aggression and cardio respiratory endurance were tested by using Rainer Marten’s sports competition anxiety test questionnaire, Smith’s aggression questionnaire and cooper’s 12 min run/walk test respectively. The data were collected with the subjects on selected criterion variables. The independent ‘t’ ratio was used to find out the significant difference, if any between university men offensive and defensive football players separately. In all the cases .05 level of confidence was fixed to test the significance, which was considered as an appropriate. It was concluded from the results that there was no significant difference between university men offensive and defensive football players on selected psychological variables namely sports competition anxiety and aggression. There was a significant difference between university men offensive and defensive football players on cardio respiratory endurance.

 

Keywords: Psychological, Motor Fitness, Football Players.

 

Please cite this article as: Dr. R.Chinnaiyan. Comparative Analysis of Selected Psychological and Motor Fitness Variables between Different positioned University Men Football Players. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 2016, 3, 12(33), 136-138.