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Aggression

Intent to harm outside the rules, hostile behaviour

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Assertion

Well motivated behaviour within the rules

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Instinct theory of aggression

It is spontaneous and innate
Trait within the person (innate)

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Catharsis

Cleansing the emotions using sports as an outlet for aggression

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Frustration aggression hypothesis

Aggression is inevitable when frustrating circumstances cause our goals to be blocked

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The aggressive cue hypothesis

Suggests that aggression is caused by a learned trigger
Aggression only occurs if learned ‘cues’ are present

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Social learning Theory aggression

Aggression is learned from experience, coaches, role models and significant others.
Aggressive behaviour will be copied if it is reinforced

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How to prevent aggression?

Don’t reinforce aggressive acts in training
Sending players off
Teach relaxation
Applying rules consistently and fairly
Set goals on performance not outcome

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4 stages of social learning theory

Observe, identify, reinforced, copy