B.1.1 - Define the term personality. B.1.2 - Discuss social learning theory and personality. B.1.3 - Discuss the interactionist approach to personality. B.1.4 - Outline issues associated with the measurement of personality. B.1.5 - Evaluate the issues in personality research and sports performance.
B.2.1 - Define the term motivation. B.2.2 - Outline the types of motivation. B.2.3 - Discuss the issues associated with the use of intrinsic and extrinsic motivators in sports and exercise. B.2.4 - Describe Atkinson’s model of Achievement Motivation. B.2.5 - Outline Goal Orientation theory. B.2.6 - Describe Attribution Theory and its application to sport and exercise.
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B.3.1 - Define the term arousal. B.3.2 - Describe the theoretical approaches to arousal. B.3.3 - Draw and label a graphical representation of the arousal performance relationship. B.3.4 - Discuss the emotions that may influence an athlete’s performance or experience in a physical activity. B.3.5 - Define the term anxiety. B.3.6 - Distinguish between cognitive and somatic anxiety. B.3.7 - Distinguish between trait and state anxiety. B.3.8 - Evaluate how anxiety is measured. B.3.9 - Describe the stress process in sport.