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Psychological Evaluation of Sports Persons with Disability

The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE)


The purpose of the present study was to compare the sensation seeking and anxiety state of sports person with impairment vision problem. The total thirty (15Cricketers and 15 Sprinters) male Open National tournament players were selected for this study. The age of the subjects were ranged between 18 to 25 years. The data on sensation seeking and anxiety state of the subjects were obtained by using a questionnaire developed by Neary and Zuckerman (1976). The t test was used to determine the difference between the mean score of the cricketers and sprinters. Results revealed that there was a significant difference between Cricketers and sprinters in their sensation seeking and anxiety state at 0.05 level of significance with 28 degree of freedom. Study showed that cricketers have higher level of sensation seeking and anxiety state as compared to sprinters. Key Words: Persons with vision impairment, Cricketers, Sprinters, Sensation Seeking and Anxiety State.

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