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Department
Kinesiology
Course
Kinesiology 1088A/B
Professor
Bob La Rose
Semester
Fall

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AnxietyA negative emotional state characterized by nervousness worry and apprehensionHas a cognitive mental component worry apprehension etcAnd a Somatic physiological component increased heart or breathing rate sweating nausea butterflies faint Arousal Theories1Drive theory spense 1966Performancefhabitdrive Linear relationship between arousal and performance as arousal increases so does performanceImpact dependant on how well the task is learned social facilitation theoryNO LONGER MUCH SUPPORT FOR THIS THEORYNote arousalstressanxiety are not always a bad thing2Inverted U HypothesisThere are optimal levels of arousal inverted UOnce reach optimal level performance deteriorates if you continue to become more aroused or activatedIs a zone not a point IZOFHaninVaries from person to personDifferent tasks have different optimal levels3Catastrophe Theory Hardy
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