Students learn about:
- anxiety and arousal
- psychological strategies to enhance motivation and manage anxiety
Students learn to:
- evaluate performance scenarios to determine the appropriate forms of motivation, eg golf versus boxing
- explain the difference between anxiety and arousal in terms of the effects on performance
- research case studies of athletes from different sports and ascertain the nature of their motivation and the psychological strategies they employ.
Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.