COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AGGRESSION EFFECTS ON YOUNG AND ADULT ATHLETES IN FAISALABAD, PAKISTAN
Keywords:Aggression, Athletes, Gender, Differences, Comparative, Young, and Adult.
Comparative study was conducted to compare the aggression levelamong young and adult athletesof both genders.Population of the research was male and female athletes from the different colleges, Universities and sports clubs of Faisalabad (Punjab) Pakistan. Sample size conveniently selected was 120 (66 Male and 54 Female). Range of age for young athletes from both genders and categoryvaried between 12 to 18 years and adult athletes between 20 to 30 years. Buss& Perry Aggression scale was used to measure aggression and reliability of scale. The Reliability Coefficient Cornbrash’s Alpha was 0.814).Results of multivariate analysis of the varia (Independent T-Test) were t=9.02 and alpha p<0.03. Percentagewas used for showing the difference between aggressive behavior of young and adults’ athletes. Male athletes scored higher on the aggression scale than female. There was significant aggression difference between male and female athletes. Male athletes are more aggressive as compared to female athletes with (t=9.86, and p<0.02) in aggression.