International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 7, Part M (2015)
An Impact of Aggression on Sports Performance
Whilst in many sports the use of legitimate force is within the rulesrnof the game. This assertiveness is required in many sports where a degree ofrnphysicality is required for success. Whether in ice hockey or soccer, thernhustle and bustle between players will always remain a key part of the sport'srnnature. As frustration on field (or off) often leads to hostile aggression thisrncan heighten levels of physical arousal which can be productive to improvedrnperformance in some sports or take them out of their zone of optimumrnfunctioning for arousal.On a regular basis, when we watch or take part in sports we're exposedrnto acts of aggression. Whether it's the young soccer player who decides to makerna vicious tackle against the defender whose play have been frustrating him allrngame, or watching archive coverage of the legendary Lawrence Taylor sackingrnanother Quarterback. Sport is full of acts of aggression.This article hopes to provide insights into the effects of aggressionrnon sporting performance by providing an insight into the subject through sportsrnpsychology, as well as addressing the effect that an audience can have onrnperformance in terms of whether a home court, field or stadium can make arnnoticeable difference to team or individual performances.
How to cite this article:
Praveen. An Impact of Aggression on Sports Performance. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(7): 763-765.