Arousal

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Identify three physiological signs of arousal.
increased HR/increased breathing rate/sweating/increased muscle tension/dry mouth
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Identify three psychological signs of a performer who is too highly aroused.
anxiety/negative self-talk/inability to concentrate/fear and anger
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Using the drive theory, explain why performers may have different levels of optimal arousal.
As arousal increases so does likelihood of dominant response/Experienced players perform better with higher levels of arousal/Novice players perform better with lower levels of arousal
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Explain the inverted U theory in relation to the nature of the task i.e. rugby tackle and golf putt
gross skills need higher levels of arousal/– complex or fine skills lower need lower levels of arousal
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Identify three characteristics of the peak flow experience.
Highly focussed on the task/Movement or skill feels effortless/High levels of confidence
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Card 2

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Identify three psychological signs of a performer who is too highly aroused.

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anxiety/negative self-talk/inability to concentrate/fear and anger

Card 3

Front

Using the drive theory, explain why performers may have different levels of optimal arousal.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Explain the inverted U theory in relation to the nature of the task i.e. rugby tackle and golf putt

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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Identify three characteristics of the peak flow experience.

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Preview of the front of card 5

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