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Exercise and sports psychology

study of behavior and feelings of those engaging in exercise

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relationships between mind and body was largely a result of

individuals psychology

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Norman Trippet

studied how direct competition affected performance in a bicycle race

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Coleman Griffith

father of American sport psychology

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personality plays a role in

behaviors that individuals exhibit

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center of individuals personality is

the psychological core (most stable aspect)

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study of mind and body

understand the social-psychological factors that influence individual behavior

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motivation

set of internal and external forces that influence individuals to behave in a certain way

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extrinsic motivation

when individuals engage in a certain behavior to gain some external rewards

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intrinsic motivation

when you do something and enjoy it and get pleasure out of it

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attribution theory

how individuals explain the causes of behavior and events can also predict future events

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social cognitive theory

people learn by watching what others do and not do

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arousal

state of heightened psychological activity

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drive theory

when anxiety is high performance is high

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inverted U hypothesis

too high of anxiety drops performance

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anxiety

a state of uneasiness related to future uncertainties

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depression

state of emotional dejection and withdrawal

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psychological well being

state of enhanced and improved psychological state

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attention

ability to focus on specific skill or activity

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4 components of attention

-focus on clues
-maintaining attentional focus
-awareness of the situation
-shifting attentional focus

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Regular PA

reduce the risk of CVD

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stability influences

expectancy about future