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Task 3 Know about arousal and anxiety, and the effects it has on sports performance
Scenario As a sports psychologist you use your studies to develop some materials which could be used to help improve your teams performance. The materials you produce will look at types of anxiety and how arousal and anxiety affect sports performance. 2
3 3 Your task is to create a presentation to deliver to your team P6 - Describe, using relevant examples, different types of anxiety P7 - Describe, using four theories, the effect arousal and anxiety have on sports performance and their control M4 - Assess, using four theories, the effect arousal and anxiety have on sports performance and their control D3 - Evaluate imagery and relaxation techniques as methods of controlling arousal and anxiety, and in improving sports performance. Anxiety, types of anxiety How arousal and anxiety affect sports performance How anxiety and arousal can be controlled
Today Know the 2 different arousal theories Understand how arousal can effect performance Suggest ways of how to control arousal 4
Arousal What is it? 5
Arousal a physiological state of alertness and anticipation that prepares the body for action (Adams et.al 2010)
New Zealand Rugby Team In pairs answer the following questions; Why do they do this? How does it effect their opponents What effect does it have on their performance 8
Arousal Inverted U theoryDrive theory (Hull, 1948).
Greg Rutherford Zidane
Complete the following parts of your presentation 1.What is arousal 2.The 2 arousal theories 3.How it effects performance 4.How it can be controlled 5.What is anxiety 6.State – Constantly changing situation / Somatic – the body reaction / Cognitive – Nervous about situation 7.How does anxiety effect performance 8.How can it be controlled 11
Arousal How does it effect performance? 12 Task!
Target throw What happened to arousal levels when there was more spectators? What happened to your performance 13
Anxiety An emotional state, similar to fear, associated with arousal and accompanied by feelings of nervousness and apprehension This could be seen as the negative aspect of arousal.
Anxiety State – Constantly changing situation Somatic – the body reaction Cognitive – Nervous about situation 15
What might these players be feeling before going out on to the pitch? Will it have a positive or negative effect on their performance? 16
Arousal definition Inverted U / Drive theory How might it benefit performance How can it be controlled Anxiety definition State / Somatic / Cognitive How might it benefit performance How can it be controlled 17