International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research


ISSN: 2455-4588

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Effect of visualization technique in reducing anxiety level of soccer male players in competition situations

Author(s): Arvind Kapur, Kapil Dev Dhunna
Abstract:
The study determined effects of Visualization technique on reducing anxiety levels of male soccer players. The subjects were 50 male players (N=50). The sampled subjects were randomly assigned into two groups experimental group (N=25) and control group (N=25). We applied experimental method with pre-post tests and control group. Subjects in the experimental (visualization technique) group received extra 20 minutes imagery training program 3 times a week for four weeks along with their regular training program. Control group was engaged in their regular activity for four weeks. ANCOVA was used to analyze the data collected. Results showed significant difference in the reducing anxiety levels between experimental and control groups. Based on the findings it was concluded that visualization technique are an effective tools for psychological preparation of athletes. Based on the result of this study it is recommended among other things that coaches, physical education teachers, athletic trainers and sport psychologists should use visualization technique to enhance efficient performance by players.
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