Vol 2 No 3 (2013): Volume 2, Issue 3, year 2013
Articles

Analysis of selected Psychological Variables between the Athletes and Athletes with Disabilities

M Srinivasan
Assistant Professor, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Maruthi College of Physical Education, Coimbatore-641020, Tamil Nadu, India.
Published September 30, 2013
Keywords
  • Athletes,
  • athletes with disabilities,
  • somatic anxiety,
  • cognitive anxiety,
  • self- confident,
  • motivation
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How to Cite
Srinivasan, M. (2013). Analysis of selected Psychological Variables between the Athletes and Athletes with Disabilities. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 2(3), 6-11. https://doi.org/10.26524/1332

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Abstract

The objective of the study is to find out the analysis of selected psychological variables between the athletes and athletes with disabilities. For this study forty normal athletes and forty athletes with disabilities were selected from Coimbatore, Madurai, Viruthunagar districts. Tamil Nadu. India. Their age ranged from 17 to 35 years. Each group was tested in psychological variables like cognitive anxiety, somatic anxiety, self-confidence, motivation, physical activity by the standardized questionnaire. Anxiety was analyzed by Illions anxiety and self-confident questionnaire. Self-confident was analyzed by Illions anxiety and self- confident questionnaire. Motivation was analysed by Illions sports achievement motivation test questionnaire. „t‟ ratio was calculated to find out the significant of the difference between the mean of athletes group and athletes with disabilities group. The level of significance for the study was chosen as 0.05. It is conclude that the psychological variable of cognit ive anxiety is insignificant between athletes and athletes with disabilities. The psychological variable of somatic anxiety was insignificant between athletes and athletes with disabilities. The psychological variable of self-confidence was insignificant between athletes and athletes with disabilities. The psychological variable of motivation was insignificant between athletes and athletes with disabilities

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