Pre-Competitive Anxiety of Malaysian Premier League and University Football Players

Karim, Zulakbal Abd and Mahadi, Rania and Mustafa, Mirza Azny and Malik, Zulezwan Ab and Ali, Syed Kamaruzaman Syed (2019) Pre-Competitive Anxiety of Malaysian Premier League and University Football Players. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (10). pp. 3402-3404. ISSN 2278-3075, DOI

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This study aimed to identify the level of state anxiety among football players of a Malaysian premier league and a university football players. This study involved 40 players aged between 18 to 32 years old. The questionnaire used in this study was Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 Reverse Survey (CSAI-2R) to measure the level of athlete's somatic anxiety, cognitive anxiety and self-confidence. The findings showed that the premier league players has a lower level of somatic and cognitive anxiety than the university players. Premier league players also were shown to have higher levels of self-confidence. Based on the findings, experience and achievement level are the contributing factors in determining the level of anxiety and increasing self-confidence. The more experience and skills the athlete has, the easier it is for athletes to control the level of anxiety. © BEIESP.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: State anxiety; pre-competitive; self-confidence; football players
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2020 05:43
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2020 05:43

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