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Trait Anxiety Differentials between Men and Women Physical Education and Non Physical Education Students

Abstract :

The purpose of the study was to compare the trait anxiety between men and women physical education and non physical education students. To achieve this purpose of the study, only sixty students were selected. Among them, fifteen men physical education students, fifteen men non physical education students, fifteen women physical education students and fifteen women non physical education students studying in and around colleges in Uttar Pradesh, India with an age group of 18 to 27 years were selected at random. The following psychological variable such as trait anxiety was selected as criterion variable. The data were collected on trait anxiety by using State-Trait Anxiety Inventory developed by Dr. Roma Pal and Dr. Govind Tiwari. The 2×2 factorial ANOVA was used to analyze the significant difference, if any among the groups. The .05 level of confidence was fixed to test the level of significance which was considered as an appropriate. The results of the study showed that there was a significant difference exists between men and women students irrespective of their major on trait anxiety. And also the results of the study showed that there was a significant differences between physical education students and non physical education students irrespective of the gender on trait anxiety. The results of the study further showed that there was no significant difference between men and women physical education students and non physical education students on trait anxiety.

Author Name : Dr. Roopa

Keywords: Psychological Variables, Trait Anxiety, Two Way ANOVA.