CONFIDENCE, COGNITIVE AND SOMATIC ANXIETY AMONG ELITE AND NON-ELITE FUTSAL PLAYERS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH SITUATIONAL FACTORS

Keywords: competitive state, anxiety, situational factors, elite players

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare confidence, cognitive and somatic anxiety among elite and non-elite futsal players and its relationship with situational factors. Material: 130 non-elite and 70 elite male futsal players participated in the study. Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 and situational factors Inventory were applied. Data was analyzed using one way ANOVA and product moment correlation. Results: Results showed there was significant difference between competitive state anxiety subscales (cognitive anxiety somatic anxiety & self-confidence) and situational factors among elite and non-elite futsal players but there was no significant correlations between situational factors subscales among elite and non-elite futsal players. Conclusion: Competitive state anxiety is part of sport competition and it seems elite athletes can manage and interpret anxiety well with respect to their experiences and psychological intervention and then consider anxiety and situational variables as facilitative factors for his or her competition.

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Author Biographies

Habibi Hassan, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University
Mashhad, Iran
Moghaddam Amir, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University
Mashhad, Iran
Soltani Hossein, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Torbat-e Heydarieh Branch, Islamic Azad University
Torbat-e Heydarieh, Iran

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2017-04-30
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Hassan H, Amir M, Hossein S. CONFIDENCE, COGNITIVE AND SOMATIC ANXIETY AMONG ELITE AND NON-ELITE FUTSAL PLAYERS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH SITUATIONAL FACTORS. Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports. 2017;21(2):60-4. https://doi.org/10.15561/18189172.2017.0202
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