International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part I (2015)
A study of competitive state anxiety among male inter collegiate cricket players during annual sports festival “SPREE” of bits, Palani - K.K. Birla Goa campus
Chandu G Lamani
The purpose of the study was to investigate the variation in competitive state anxiety among adolescent male cricket players during “SPREE” Cricket tournament at BITS Goa Campus March 2014. 113 male cricket adolescent players, who represented Ten (16) Colleges of India who took part in the study, ‘Sports Competitive State Anxiety Inventory – II’ was administered to the participants 20 minutes prior to their match. The inventory provided score on state cognitive anxiety, state somatic anxiety and self-confidence. The data was collected from the teams which played from Pre Quarter Final onwards; Round wise data was subjected to analysis of variance. The results indicated that there were no significant differences in the somatic anxiety and self-confidence scores from round to round, while cognitive anxiety significantly increased before the finals. The results and the implications are discussed.
How to cite this article:
Chandu G Lamani. A study of competitive state anxiety among male inter collegiate cricket players during annual sports festival “SPREE” of bits, Palani - K.K. Birla Goa campus. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(13):605-607.