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A Comparative Study on Selected Psychological Variables between Male and Female Shooters | Original Article

Ms. Pooja Pal*, Pushpendra Purashwani, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


A major component of success in shooting is psychological parameter, compounded with physical and physiological factors. The purpose of the study was to compare the selected psychological variables between male and female shooters. For the purpose of the study, 30 Shooters were selected, 15 Males and 15 Females, age between 15 to 21, with state level participation. Two psychological variables were chosen of the study, Stress and Anxiety. For Anxiety, Sports Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT), was used and for Stress Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) was used. Independent t Test was applied for the study the level of significance was set at 0.05. The result shows that there was no significant difference found between male and female shooters for stress and anxiety.