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Wed , 21 Nov 2018



EMOTIONS / ANXIETY

                                                                                               EMOTIONS


MEANING
 sport is an emotional experience for many athletes. An important victory can result in happiness & joy and a crushing defeat may result in despair & disappointers.
   
DEFINITION
Acc to dea 1980 emotion may be defined as “A reaction to a stimulus event (either actual or imagined). It involves change in the musculature of the person, is experienced subjectively in characteristic ways, is expressed through social changes, actions behaviors.”

CHARACTERISTIC OF THE EMOTIONAL RESPONSES

1.    Physiological changes
2.    Subjective experience
3.    Action tendencies
4.    Evaluating
5.    Disturbing
6.    Unexpected
7.    International
8.    Subjective
9.    Objective

TYPES OF EMOTIONS

1)    Positive emotion- Happiness, joy, Interest
2)    Negative emotion-  fear, anger anxiety, stress, jealous

ROLL OF EMOTION IN SPORTS
1)    Emotion as energizer
2)    Emotion as motivation
3)    Emotion as controller           
             
                                                                                                         ANXIETY

 It is psychological & physiological state of an individual & characterized by cognitive, emotional & behavioral components.


Definition:- According to Levitt,” anxiety is a chronic fear that limits our ability to carry out normal functions."

TYPES OF ANXIETY
1)    Trait Anxiety:- Individuals tendency to classify environments events as either threatening or not threatening.
2)    State Anxiety:- emotional response to a specific situation, results in feeling of fear tension.