This personality trait would affect sporting performance if the performer was performing in a team game, the lack of confidence may put them off their game or they may not even get involved. Extroverts on the other hand tend to be confident and are most often found within team games, this trait can also lead to hot headedness and therefore deteriorate their performance in sport as they are no longer concentrated on the task at hand. This can also be said when they have to partake in a sport that involves small muscle movements (as extroverts tend to sway towards the use of large muscle movements) if they’re unable to perform the task at hand they may become aggressive and thus their performance will decrease. One further trait Eysenck indentified was a stable performer; a stable performer tends to be more laid back and has an even temper. In a performance situation this could lead to either laziness or complacency, with their mind wandering off task.
Wouldn’t your sanity have long been lost? The Chicago Cubs and their fans are still somehow optimistic after stretches as much as twenty losing seasons in a row, but still, the fans came to watch the Cubs. Why? Did they enjoying watching their hometown team lose, swing and miss, and blunder on the basepaths? Their 2013 season was as dismal as their last ten seasons, in last place in the national league’s central division with a record of 66-96.
An athletes mind must be in tuned with the body in order to carry out the amazing feats that professional athletes do. Without proper mental self-control, an athlete may collapse under the pressure of aspects such as the temptation of steroids, pre game anxiety, intense training schedules, and slumps. Pro athletes use a combination of vigorous mental and physical exercises and techniques to preform at their peak ability. It is critical that an athlete train his mind for performance as he does his body. “Sports psychology can help athletes looking to improve their focus and confidence” (Smith and Kays).
While many people are careful and take caution to help make sports safe, there can still be injuries due to the dangers that come along with them, especially to those who are not careful. There are two main types of injuries when it comes to sports, one that can be prevented and ones that cannot. The preventable injuries can be anywhere from a small cut or bruise to a serious concussion or a broken bone. Multiple factors can cause these preventable injuries in sports. Some causes of these injuries that can be avoided are, not warming up properly, poor technique, using equipment incorrectly, not taking the proper safety precautions, and overestimating your level of fitness, strength, and endurance.
Then I told him in a direct answer, absolutely (D’O’Brian,1994). To make a long story short, he was not the most skilled baseball player but his enthusiasm far exceeded his athletic short comings. This young man is at every practice and has become a leader at those practices. Another young man at my school has been in a wheelchair since childhood. He was born with a rare disease that left him in this unimaginable shape.
Poor coaching techniques, incorrect techniques and poor communication can also endanger a coach and other around them. A coach must ensure that the players are aware of the rules of the game and breaking the rules can cause harm to the players and other players around them. Sport rules were created by the governing bodies of that sport to protect the players. Incorrect technique Incorrect techniques might affect the performance of the athletes. For example in football, if they coach doesn’t teach you how to tackle, pass or shoot might lead to injuries.
Becoming a professional athlete is tough as is but there are those who had to experience extra hardships along the way to becoming an athlete. International athletes have to deal with economic issues while trying to make it in the pros. These issues consisted of wars, famine, and lack of medical equipment, for some everyday was a struggle to survive. An athlete who had to Carter 2 endure a lot as International born athlete was UFC fighter Randa Markos who at a young age had to endure starvation and war. After doing this for years many athletes seek refuge elsewhere, where they can be free and express their athletic abilities.
Adam Talley was like most little boys full of energy playing with trucks building forts and doing just what typical boys love to do. But when he started to complain about stomach pains and vomiting doctors thought he had appendicitis but after tests doctors where shocked as he was diagnosed with a rear cancer with only a 30 % chance of survival. After treatment after treatment and being on life support for 3 weeks Adam fought for his life and received finally after 310 days and nights Adam was able to go home thanks to doctors and nurses and local blood donors. Surprisingly you could have been the hero for someone like Adam. And the thing is you could be that persons hero and surprisingly you don't have to dress up in tights or a costume all you have to do is go to your local blood bank and give blood every 56 days and that’s when you'll be a real hero Who gets to say I saved 3 peoples lives this
Games don't last forever, and some teen aren't satisfied with the exercise. Sports are tough sometimes, and engage teens in more fights or trouble. They become more aggressive too. Some teens who are really good at sports, when they become popular, they may feel they are above the rules of the school or supperior to their peers. So therefore they are more likely to be very destructor because they know the team needs them and they can do anything they want and get away with it because they feel like they are “superstar”.
These poetic techniques are seen in two of his poems “Disabled” and “Mental Cases”. Wilfred Owen’s “Disabled” poem talks about a young man who has lost his legs and one arm in the line of duty. He remembers about the time before the war when he was cheered off the football field. But now is avoided and treated like a disease. Wilfred Owen uses contrast in this poem to help show the major changes for example “ There was an artist silly for his face, For it was younger than his youth, last year.