Competitive Anxiety Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Competitive Anxiety
A look at the sport competition anxiety test (SCAT) that measures trait anxiety.
# 124715 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Testing) , Sport (General)

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This paper discusses the issue of competitive anxiety in athletics by analyzing the sport competition anxiety test.

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"Competitive anxiety is widely recognized within sport and exercise psychology as a direct consequence of the arousal that occurs when competition is undertaken. Rainer Martens developed the Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) as a measure of trait anxiety or a measure which characterizes an individual's cognitions and behaviors across situations. The SCAT differs from other trait anxiety measures in terms of its focus on competitive sport situations. (Corcoran) This report will explain how the SCAT works and its application to sport and exercise activities along..."

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