Sport Psychology Revision: Group dynamics

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Definition of Group dynamics
The social processes operating within the group between individual members
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Definition of Group cohesion
The tendency of a group or team to stick together and remain united in the pursuit of its goals and objectives
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Definition of Interaction
An action or reaction between two factors or, as it relates to this section, two or more people.
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Definition of Dysfunctional
A negative process that inhibits or prevents the completion or continuation of a desired operation
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Definition of Low trait confidence
The general disposition of low confidence. It tends to be both stable and global.
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Definition of Interactive sports and activities
Sports or activities such as hockey, netball and rugby in which team members work together and rely on each other.
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Definition of Co-active sports or activities
Sports or activities such as athletics, equestrian activities and aerobic exercise calsses in which individual performance is required.
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Definition of Sub-Groups
Small groups contained within the whole group.
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Definition of Laissez-faire
A term suggesting a policy of non-interference from authority
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Definition of congruent
Coincide exactly
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Definition of Co-actors
Fellow performers in the form of opponents, team mates or people in the same exercise group or physical education class
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Definition of Dominant response
The behaviour most likey to occur
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Definition of Group cohesion

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The tendency of a group or team to stick together and remain united in the pursuit of its goals and objectives

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Definition of Interaction

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Definition of Dysfunctional

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Definition of Low trait confidence

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