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Analysis of State Anxiety among International Table Tennis Umpires during Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship | Original Article

Pushpendra Purashwani*, Atul Dubey, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of study was to find out state anxiety among International Table Tennis Umpires before and during the match. Thirty four (34) International Table Tennis Umpires from different countries were selected randomly for this study during 17th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships 2007 held at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The experience of umpiring in years ranged between 3-5 years at international level. To measure the state anxiety a self-made anxiety questionnaire was used by reviewing the literature and seeking the expert advice in the field. Normal distribution was used as a tool for classifying the umpires in different anxiety levels. The finding of the study indicated that 70.58 umpires having moderate state anxiety.