A Practice-Specificity-Based Model of Arousal for Achieving Peak Performance

  title={A Practice-Specificity-Based Model of Arousal for Achieving Peak Performance},
  author={A. Movahedi and M. Sheikh and F. Bagherzadeh and R. Hemayattalab and H. Ashayeri},
  journal={Journal of Motor Behavior},
  pages={457 - 462}
  • A. Movahedi, M. Sheikh, +2 authors H. Ashayeri
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Motor Behavior
  • The authors propose a practice-specificity-based model of arousal for achieving peak performance. The study included 37 healthy male physical education students whom they randomly assigned to a high-arousal (n = 19) or low-arousal group (n = 18). To manipulate participants' level of arousal, the authors used motivational techniques. They used heart rate and the Sport Competition Anxiety Test (R. Martens, 1977) to measure the level of arousal that participants achieved. At the determined and… CONTINUE READING
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