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1

What is aggression?

Aggression is when the player does something outside of the rules causing harm

2

What is assertion?

Assertion is forceful behaviour that is not against the rules

3

What are the two types of aggression?

1 - Instrumental aggression
2 - Hostile or reactive aggression

4

What is Instrumental aggression?

an impediment of the rules but without intent

5

What is Hostile or reactive aggression?

wanting to impede the rules and succeeding in doing so

6

What are the 4 main characteristics of Aggression?

1 - Aggression is a behaviour
2 - Aggression involves harm or injury - yet it may not be physical harm eg acts of intimidation
3 - Aggression involves interaction with another living being
4 - Impeads the rules

7

What is the most common form of aggression? Give three reasons for this

Instrumental aggression:
1 - Purposely injuring a player usually results in some sort of penalty
2 - Athletes respond to violent stimuli less than an average person, because they are exposed to it so often
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