State-Trait Anxiety Inventory‚ (Form Y/ STAI-Y)

1.    I feel calm ____
2.    I feel secure ____
3.    I am tense ____
4.    I feel strained ____
5.    I feel at ease ____
6.    I feel upset ____
7.    I am presently worrying over possible misfortunes _____
8.    I feel satisfied ____
9.    I feel frightened ____
10.I feel comfortable ____
11.I feel self-confident ____
12.I feel nervous ____
13.I am jittery ____
14.I feel indecisive ____
15.I am relaxed ____
16.I feel content ____
17.I am worried ____
18.I feel confused ____
19.I feel steady ____
20.I feel pleasant _____
 
21.I feel pleasant ____
22.I feel nervous and restless ____
23.I feel satisfied with myself ____
24.I wish I could be as happy as others seem to be ____
25.I feel like a failure ____
26.I feel rested ____
27.I am “calm‚ cool‚ and collected” ____
28.I feel that difficulties are piling up so that I cannot overcome them ____
29.I worry too much over something that really doesn’t matter ____
30.I am happy ____
31.I have disturbing thoughts ____
32.I lack self-confidence ____
33.I feel secure ____
34.I make decisions easily ____
35.I feel inadequate _____
36.I am content ____
37.Some unimportant thought runs through my mind and bothers me ____
38.I take disappointments so keenly that I can’t put them out of my mind ____
39.I am a steady person ____
40.I get in a state of tension or turmoil as I think over my recent concerns and interests ____
 
1 = not at all; 2 = somewhat; 3 = moderately so; 4 = very much so
 
This instrument can be found on pages 117- 118 of “Differences in Perceived Stress‚ Affect‚ Anxiety‚ and Coping Ability Among College Students in Physical Education Courses”. Available online at: http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/6811/1/umi-umd-4299.pdf
 

Spielberger‚ C. D.‚ Gorsuch‚ R. L.‚ & Lushene‚ R. (1970). STAI Manual of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Palo Alto: Consulting Psychologists Press.

Spielberger‚ C. D.‚ Gorsuch‚ R. L.‚ Lushene‚ R.‚ Vagg‚ P. R.‚ & Jacobs‚ G. A. (1983). Manualfor the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (form Y). Palo Alto: ConsultingPsychologists Press.

Levine‚ Rachel Permuth.2007. Differences in Perceived Stress‚ Affect‚ Anxiety‚ and Coping Ability Among College Students in Physical Education Courses. University of Maryland‚ College Park. PhD Dissertation.