Anxiety And Anxiety In Sports

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Anxiety is an unpleasant state of mental uneasiness that can causes physical and psychological discomfort. The effect of extreme anxiety will lower the individual's concentration and affecting their muscular control. Commonly, any sporting game or competition can give rise to anxiety when one's perceived ability does not measure up to the demands of the task. Not only that, competition also can cause to react both physically and mentally which can negatively affect their performance abilities. Anxiety is the best term used to describe this condition. Anxiety in sports is a decrease in athlete’s performance due to too much perceived stress. Perceived stress often increases in athletes on game day because they have an audience and they also have …show more content…
It is rarely the external situation that causes stress, but it is always the way the athlete's self talk describes the situation that creates feelings of fear, stress and anxiety. Athletes who have this kind of anxiety must believe strongly that the thoughts they have regarding the event can be controlled, modified and adjusted with appropriate sports psychology and mental practice. It is very important to understand the relationship between anxiety and athletic performance before the athletes can use the coping strategies to reduce their anxiety level. The feeling of anxiety before, during and after athletic competitions can hinder their performance as an athlete. The coordinated movement required during their performance becomes increasingly difficult when the body is in a tense state. A certain level of physical arousal is helpful and makes them well prepared for the competition. However when the physical symptoms of anxiety are too high, they may seriously interfere with their ability to compete. Thus, they will lose their self …show more content…
We as supporters always have a good expectations and a big hope to our athletes. However, if our athletes are loss we should not condemned them since they have fight the best to represent our country. We must always give full support to them in whatever condition they face. We already know that all the athletes we have are the best in the country. So we must give all or our support to them because they are battling for us. If they are lost, then let cry with them. The coaches also have an important role in this sport field. They must study and make a research about the coping strategies to reduce anxiety level for each Malaysian’s athletes. So, all party must take part and unite in order to make our athletes are well-known around the

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