anxiety Mw

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  • anxiety
    • a negative emotional state caused when the situation is threatening
    • types of anxiety
      • state anxiety which is situation specific
      • trait anxiety which is personality related
    • response to anxiety
      • somatic anxiety is the physiological symptoms such as raised HR
      • cognitive is involving thoughts and the psychological symptoms such as worry
    • zone of optimal functioning
      • performance is successful when pre-comp anxiety is in the optimal zone
      • if anxiety is not in the zone then overall performance will decrease


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