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Dominic Douglas

on 31 August 2017

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Transcript of Motivation

What is arousal in sport?
The intensity of our motivation is called our arousal.
Physiological Responses.
Our body produces adrenaline:

Allows more blood to get to the muscles and get more oxygen to the lungs quickly—so your physical performance improves and you're primed to either flee from danger or defend yourself
Types of motivation
Intrinsic: Internal motivation linked to satisfaction, winning and enjoyment.

Extrinsic: External motivation linked to rewards, trophies, team mates.
Look at the following examples and state if the motivation for participating is extrinsic or intrinsic.
A football player
Motivation and Mental Preperation
What is motivation?
A reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way.
Hunger = Cook/Eat
In some occasions both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation overlap each other.
Someone who is learning dance at school
Barry, a business man,who goes to the gym three times a week.
Charlie who's returning from knee injury and runs every morning at 6 am.
Too much or too little arousal can affect our performance negatively and we may not perform to the best of our abilities.
Inverted U theory/
Yerkes-Dodson Theory
Effects of Adrenaline:
Increased in heart rate - allows the body to perform aerobically or anaerobically.

Increase in muscle strength

Increase in blood pressure

The breaking up of sugar to release energy
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