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Performance Anxiety in Sports Personnel


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1 Institute of Behavioural and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Rajasthan, India
     

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This paper focuses on the role performance anxiety plays in the achievement of sports personnel. The purpose of the study was to highlight the anxiety levels of the sports personnel and the interventional strategies to reduce the anxiety. It is evident from previous researches that anxiety does affect achievement in a negative manner be it education or achievement in any walk of life. The focus mainly has been in the area of academic achievement and job performance but this paper attempts to understand that how does the anxiety to perform in the area of sports affects final performance of athletes. As sports attract a lot of attention, the anxiety to perform well is very high and it may be on account of personal expectations or societal pressures. It can be concluded that to give a best performance it is not only essential to give in your 100% for preparation but also essential to manage the anxiety level in order to succeed.

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Performance Anxiety, Sports Personnel.
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Nandita Chaube Amity
Institute of Behavioural and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Rajasthan, India

Abstract


This paper focuses on the role performance anxiety plays in the achievement of sports personnel. The purpose of the study was to highlight the anxiety levels of the sports personnel and the interventional strategies to reduce the anxiety. It is evident from previous researches that anxiety does affect achievement in a negative manner be it education or achievement in any walk of life. The focus mainly has been in the area of academic achievement and job performance but this paper attempts to understand that how does the anxiety to perform in the area of sports affects final performance of athletes. As sports attract a lot of attention, the anxiety to perform well is very high and it may be on account of personal expectations or societal pressures. It can be concluded that to give a best performance it is not only essential to give in your 100% for preparation but also essential to manage the anxiety level in order to succeed.

Keywords


Performance Anxiety, Sports Personnel.