Assignment 7 Due March 8

Assignment 7 Due March 8 - Chapter 9 Review Questions 1....

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Chapter 9 Review Questions 1. What is arousal and how does it develop? RESPONSE: Arousal is the energy that fuels a performance which causes fight-or-flight syndrome. 3. What are the major reasons that too little or too much arousal impairs performance? RESPONSE: Optimal energy zones are dynamic and can be characterized most accurately as optimal energy patterns. As competitive demands change, athletes must systematically adjust their arousal levels. 4. How do personality and task differences influence athletes’ optimal energy zone? RESPONSE: Fine-more actions and complex tasks have a lower and narrower optimal energy zone tha do gross-motor skills and simple tasks. Short-duration tasks require arousal to be sharply focused for the few moments of performance, whereas long-duration tasks allow more opportunity to adjust arousal levels not initially in the optimal energy zone and still perform successfully. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course AL 362 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Clemson.

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