Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT)

1.    Competing against others is socially enjoyable
2.    Before I compete I feel uneasy
3.    Before I compete I worry about not performing well
4.    I am a good sportsman when I compete
5.    When I compete‚ I worry about making mistakes
6.    Before I compete I am calm*
7.    Setting a goal is important when competing
8.    Before I compete I get a queasy feeling in my stomach
9.    Just before competing‚ I notice my heart beats faster than usual
10.I like to compete in games that demands a lot of physical energy
11.Before I compete I feel relaxed*
12.Before I compete I am nervous
13.Team sports are more exciting than individual sports
14.I get nervous wanting to start the game
15.Before I compete I usually get uptight
 
 
 
1-Rarely‚ 2-Sometimes‚ 3-Often
*. Reverse coded
Questions 1‚ 4‚7‚10 and 13 score zero
 
 
 

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