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1

Define Arousal

A general physiological activation of the organism that varies on a continuum from deep sleep to intense excitement

2

Define Anxiety

a negative emotional state in which feelings of nervousness, worry and apprehension are associated with arousal

3

Define Stress

Imbalance between demands and response capability under conditions where failure to meet the demand has important consequences

4

What are the main theoretical frameworks for understanding the relationship between arousal/anxiety and performance?

- Drive Theory
- Inverted U
- IZOF
- Catastrophe Theory
- Multidimensional Anxiety Theory

5

Give examples of situational sources of stress

Event importance, and uncertainty

6

Gives examples of personal sources of stress

Trait Anxiety, Self esteem and social physique anxiety

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How is Anxiety Measured?

- Sport Competition Trait Anxiety Test (SCAT)
- Competitive State Anxiety Inventory 2 (CSAI2)

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what is trait anxiety?

A temporary emotional state of consciously perceived feelings of apprehension and tension associated with activation of the autonomic nervous system

9

What is cognitive anxiety?

the thought component (worry, anxiety, etc.) of anxiety

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what is Somatic Anxiety?

The degree of physical activation perceived

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What are the two components of anxiety?

Cognitive and Somatic

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What are some techniques used to reduce somatic anxiety?

- Progressive Relaxation
- Breath Control
- Biofeedback

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what are some techniques used to reduce cognitive anxiety?

- Relaxation Response
- Autogenic Training

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what are some examples of multimodal anxiety reduction strategies?

- Cognitive-Affective Stress Management Training
- Stress Inoculation Training
-Hypnosis