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KeyStudy1:Martens-The sport competition anxiety test.

Anxiety is caused by situations which are perceived as threatening because they

1.threaten our self-esteem

2.cause personal harm

3.create uncertainity

4.create frustration

5.create pressure

Trait anxiety:permanent predisposition to see situations as threatening.

State anxiety:temporary emotion in response to a particular situation.

Martens professor of physical education at the university of lllinois designed a psychometric test to socre athletes for trait anxiety(a-trait)

Aims to :

  • be objective




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