Stress Vulnerability among the Different Games of State Level Male Players

Objective: The purpose of the study was to compare the stress vulnerability of different games of state level male players from utter Pradesh. Methodology: The purpose of the study, total 45 State level male players selected as subject for the study. Out of which hockey players (N-15), kabaddi players (N-15) and cricket players (N-15) were selected on the basis of random sampling method from different sports stadia of Utter Pradesh, India. The age of the subjects were ranged between 16 to 22 years. Stress vulnerability was selected as a variable for the present study, the stress vulnerability scale (SVS) questionnaire Constructed and developed by Lyle H. Miller and Dell smith. The questionnaires given to the subjects and they had replied to each and every one question truthfully and honestly. Statistical Technique: Descriptive statistics with the Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to analyze the data with the help of statistical tool pack SPSS 22.0 version. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Results: The results of the study revealed that there was significant difference on Stress vulnerability among three different games of state level male players, i.e. hockey, kabaddi and cricket players. As obtained calculated F-value (7.112) was greater than the tabulated F-value (3.23) at 0.05 level with (2,42) degree of freedom. Conclusion: On the basic of study it was concluded that there was significant difference among the hockey, kabaddi and cricket male players.
Key Words: Stress Vulnerability, Hockey, Kabaddi and Cricket Players.
Authors: Shesh Nath Chauhan & Mohammad Gulam Sabir
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