Anxiety in Sports: An International Perspective

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Dieter Hackfort, Charles Donald Spielberger
Taylor & Francis, Jun 1, 1990 - Psychology - 275 pages
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Contents

Stress and Anxiety in Sports
3
Summary
10
Interpersonal and Intragroup Anxiety in Sports
19
Competence and Valence as Determinants of Anxiety
29
Analysis of Anxiety Levels in Sport
39
Perspectives and Problems
55
Behavioral Indicators of Anxiety
61
Functional Analyses in Anxiety and Stress Research
68
Flow or Altered States of Consciousness
145
Emotions in Sports
153
Analysis of Literature and Current Research
159
Health Anxiety and Physical Exercise
165
Physical Exercise and Anxicty
171
Summary
180
Intervention Strategies
188
Conclusion
199

Traditional
77
Cognitive Processes and Performance Anxiety
84
Summary
91
Explanations for the ArousalPerformance Relationship
97
Factors Mediating the ArousalPerformance Relationship
104
Future Directions for Research
110
Practical Considerations
117
TAIS Profile Analysis
124
Why Are You Testing?
132
Limitations of Optimal Arousal Theory
138
Behavioral Analysis
205
Final Comments
211
Artificial Psychological Intervention in the Current Psychopnysiological State
218
Changes in Performance
227
References
233
BiofeedbackAssisted SelfRegulation for Stress Management
235
Conclusions
241
Current Trends in Theory and Research
261
Index
269
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