Unformatted text preview: would start salivating. Being an athlete all my life, I suppose I’ve always known about this concept of classical conditioning. Some coaches tell their athletes to do a physical act every time they score a goal or get a best time. This is supposed to eventually become a trigger to have your body recognize you want to do this again, and set up your muscles to do so. Such as, being a swimmer, everytime I get up on the block I have a bunch of pre-race psych-up routines to get me ready. This is supposed to bring up the muscle memory for my body to know to go fast....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course JUSTICE 110 taught by Professor Harper during the Fall '07 term at American.
- Fall '07