International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part F (2016)
A comparative study of sports competition anxiety of rural and urban male players
Arpit Saxena, Dr. Vivek B Sathe
The present study aims at exploring the variations in the level of sports anxiety between rural and urban boys. The purpose of this study is to compare the anxiety level of rural and urban school boys. To begin the aforesaid study a batch of 30 rural and urban boys respectively of Indore division who participated at state level tournaments in various games were randomly selected. The data collection tool used in the study was the Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT; Martens et al., 1990) . The results after carefully examining the data revealed that there was no significant difference found in the anxiety level of rural and urban boys. Although urban boys were found to be more anxious than their rural fellow beings according to mean but to conclude both batches had optimum level of anxiety therefore null hypothesis was accepted. It was concluded that sports anxiety plays very important role in each sport person’s life irrespective of their standards of living or origin.
How to cite this article:
Arpit Saxena, Dr. Vivek B Sathe. A comparative study of sports competition anxiety of rural and urban male players. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(5): 375-376.