International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part D (2018)
Relations of cognitive and somatic state anxiety, and self-confidence between male and female football players in Ethiopia
The purpose of this study was to the associations of sport competition anxiety levels in between male (121) and female (110) football players. Age of the subjects ranged between 18-32 years. Clubs were sampled by purposive sampling techniques by yearly ranks from Ethiopia premier league clubs at the competition season of 2016/17 and subjects were selected by simple random sampling technique. The variable selected for the present study was sports competitive anxiety between male and female football players. In this study used 27-question was used (Illinois competition test). The descriptive statistics and chi-square was found a significant association in cognitive state anxiety applied p≤0.05. And no significant associations carried out in both somatic state anxiety and self confidences. Standing from these data output that able to conclude from psychological skills training variables specifically cognitively there were no gender effect on football players in Ethiopia. On the other hand, there were more effects on athletes’ athletic performance in both somatically and self confidence in 2016/17 primer league competition season. On wards from these, there should be a suggestion sentences that further studies with a larger scale group are needed to determine the effect of gender on cognitive and somatic state anxiety and also self confidence levels well again better or vice versa.
How to cite this article:
Tizazu Mossie Zeleke, Dr. Pallavi A. Relations of cognitive and somatic state anxiety, and self-confidence between male and female football players in Ethiopia. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(2):201-207.