The interrelationships between anxiety, motor performance and electromyography.

@article{Weinberg1976TheIB,
  title={The interrelationships between anxiety, motor performance and electromyography.},
  author={Randy S. Weinberg and V V Hunt},
  journal={Journal of motor behavior},
  year={1976},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={219-24}
}
Much confusion in the research on anxiety and motor behavior is due to the failure to distinguish between anxiety as a transitory state and as a relatively stable state. In addition, researchers have been focusing on the end result of a motor act (performance) instead of investigating the quality of movement (patterns of energy organization) that make up the motor act. The State-Trait Anxiety Inventory was administered in this study to distinguish A-State and A-Trait subjects, while… CONTINUE READING