The Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions on psychic and Physiological Components of Anxiety
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1Department of Motor Behavior and Sport Psychology, Faculty of Physical Education, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2Scientific Board of Shahid Madani Azarbayjan University
Abstract
Competition conditions sometimes cause athletes to react physically and mentally, which has a negative effect on their abilities and performance. Competition conditions sometimes cause athletes to react physically and mentally, which has a negative effect on their abilities and performance. Anxiety is an important component of sport psychology in relation to athletes' performance. Balanced anxiety is essential for athletes. But anxiety overload reduces their performance. Research highlights the relationship between anxiety and performance and how negative anxiety has a profound effect on athletes' performance. Therefore, interventions to reduce the negative effects of psychological and physiological components Anxiety is more than necessary to mitigate the negative effects of anxiety and improve athletic performance.
In this regard, the present study is aimed at predicting the relationship between psychological interventions and psychological and biological aspects of athlete's anxiety and, consequently, improving their performance.
The information presented in this review study is derived from published studies on the effectiveness of psychological interventions on competitive anxiety and performance of athletes between 2013 and 2018.
The findings of this study suggest that all positive psychological interventions are effective factors in reducing competitive anxiety and thus improving performance, but the type, severity and duration of intervention and education are also the type of discipline, level, age, and even Cultural and religious conditions are among the factors that can influence the outcomes and effects of psychological interventions in sport.
It is expected that sports trainers and psychologists will devote specific and appropriate psychological programs to considering the above mentioned factors to reduce competitive anxiety and improve athletes' performance.
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