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Karageorghis, Costas & Terry, Peter, C. (2011). Inside sport psychology. (1st
ed.). Human Kinetics.
The entire assignment should be 7-8 pages total plus a title and reference page.
All assignments MUST be typed, double spaced, in APA style and must be written at graduate level English.
You must integrate the material presented in the text. In addition to the text, you are encouraged to use current, evidence based research articles in order to include theory and cultural diversity when appropriate. Use articles from the university virtual library as well as online or hard copy research on sport psychology.
Your responses must reflect your own understanding of the text material and research. Cite your work according to APA format.
1. When can music be used for arousal control? When should music not be used?
As a coach of a high school gymnastic team would it be wise to create a music play list for your team? Why or why not? How could you incorporate music into a pre-performance routine for the athletes?
2. Coaches can always teach skill, but find teaching heart a little more complicated. Discuss different methods and techniques to teach passion. Include how passion can make or break an athlete. Use personal examples to support your ideas.
3. What is the difference between imagery and self-hypnosis?
You are the coach of a volleyball team that lacks focus. What are some ideas of how the team might use imagery and self-hypnosis?
4. Choose a sport of your choice. Think about 8 distractions that an athlete in this sport may face. The distraction could be internal or external. Consider if the distraction is controllable or not. Create a table like the one listed here as an example, listing the distraction and then 2 possible solutions for the distraction. Two have been done for you as an example in the sport of golf.
After completing the table copy and paste it into your paper as response to question 4.
DISTRACTION. SOLUTION. SOLUTION
Hungry. Eat before the match Bring a snack
Birds. Focus on pre-shot routine. Wear music head
5. Develop an imagery script for an athlete in a sport of your choice. Make sure to include all of
the sense in this script.

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