Roghayeh Keramati Moghadam, Nasrin Touba, Majid Ketamati Moghadam, Vahid BakhshaliPour


The purpose of this study was to survey mood states in male and female high school chess players of Lorestan Province. The method of study was causal - comparative. The statistical population of this study was all selected high school chess players (the first and second year of high school) of Lorestan Province. The instrument for collecting of data is included the Brunel Mood State Inventory (BRUMS). The collected data were analyzed by independent t-test (α≤0.05). The results of this study showed that there was a significant difference between male and female high school chess players in tension, depression, anger, confusion, and fatigue subscales. The results of this study showed that there was no significant difference between male and female high school chess players in relaxation, vigor, and happiness subscales.


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