Flashcards in Arousal, Stress and Anxiety Deck (14)
A general physiological activation of the organism that varies on a continuum from deep sleep to intense excitement
a negative emotional state in which feelings of nervousness, worry and apprehension are associated with arousal
Imbalance between demands and response capability under conditions where failure to meet the demand has important consequences
What are the main theoretical frameworks for understanding the relationship between arousal/anxiety and performance?
- Drive Theory
- Inverted U
- Catastrophe Theory
- Multidimensional Anxiety Theory
Give examples of situational sources of stress
Event importance, and uncertainty
Gives examples of personal sources of stress
Trait Anxiety, Self esteem and social physique anxiety
How is Anxiety Measured?
- Sport Competition Trait Anxiety Test (SCAT)
- Competitive State Anxiety Inventory 2 (CSAI2)
what is trait anxiety?
A temporary emotional state of consciously perceived feelings of apprehension and tension associated with activation of the autonomic nervous system
What is cognitive anxiety?
the thought component (worry, anxiety, etc.) of anxiety
what is Somatic Anxiety?
The degree of physical activation perceived
What are the two components of anxiety?
Cognitive and Somatic
What are some techniques used to reduce somatic anxiety?
- Progressive Relaxation
- Breath Control
what are some techniques used to reduce cognitive anxiety?
- Relaxation Response
- Autogenic Training