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International Journal of Physiology, Exercise and Physical Education

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Association of trait anxiety and depression with the premenstrual syndrome of female athletes

Author(s):

Sonia and Amarjeet Singh

Abstract:

Subjects for the study were 64; of which 32 (thirty-two) subjects were from Individual combat and 32 (thirty-two) subjects were from team combat games. All the subjects were belonging to different sports centers in Punjab. The present investigation’s methodology used was a quantitative design connection to link trait anxiety and depression with Premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Psychological Variable Trait Anxiety and Depression with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) were selected as the variables for the study. The data were personally collected from all the female athletes. They were asked to fill out a questionnaire related to trait anxiety and depression. Proper instructions regarding filling out the questionnaire were given in advance and the researcher clearly delivered the instructions regarding filling out the questionnaire and detailed the procedure of the questionnaire. The subjects were guided and assisted wherever they faced any difficulty. 
The obtained data was analyzed by applying the descriptive and Pearson’s product-moment correlation statistical technique at the level of Significance 0.05. Table - 1 indicates the coefficient correlation between the traits of Anxiety and Depression and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) of female athletes in Individual Combat Games and Team Combat Games.
However Table exhibited that a significant correlation is found, as the p- p-value is 0.000 which is less than 0.05 and the obtained Coefficient Correlation value is 0.825 and also a significant correlation is found, as the p- p-value is 0.000 which is less than 0.05 and the obtained Coefficient Correlation value is 0.964 at level of significance 0.05
The above statistical findings clearly conclude a positive correlation (0.825 and 0.964) between the trait anxiety and depression and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in female athletes of Individual Combat Games and Team Comat Game.
 

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International Journal of Physiology, Exercise and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Sonia and Amarjeet Singh. Association of trait anxiety and depression with the premenstrual syndrome of female athletes. Int. J. Physiol. Exercise Phys. Educ. 2024;6(1):06-08. DOI: 10.33545/26647249.2024.v6.i1a.82
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