A good starting point for increasing awareness of arousal states is to
The two sensations that are emphasized in autogenic training are
The state of mind produced by the relaxation response is similar to that described during
The premise of stress inoculation training is to
a. dim the lights
c. lie down in a comfortable position
Tension and relaxation can occur simultaneously.
a. inappropriate muscle tension
b. inappropriate thoughts
c. somatic (physiological) reactions
A good way to increase awareness of psychological states in sport is to
monitor and record your psychological states immediately after practice and competition
a. prepared for unexpected events
c. placed a great deal of importance on mental training
Which of the following is NOT a phase in the hypnosis process?
a. emotion-focused coping
b. problem-focused coping
a. The more open individuals are to receiving suggestions, the more likely they will benefit from hypnosis.
b. Negative suggestions almost always result in a decrease in performance.
c. The deeper the trance, the more likely the hypnosis will be effective.
Both Ron Smith's cognitive–affective stress management training and Don Meichenbaum's stress inoculation training are examples of ___________ anxiety programs.
The elements necessary for achieving the relaxation response include
a. a quiet environment
b. a passive attitude
c. a mental device
d. a comfortable position
a. using positive mood words
c. listening to energizing music
a. heavy feeling in the legs
b. mind wandering
a. Smile when the pressure is coming on.
b. Slow down.
c. Stay focused in the present.
identify and modify stress-inducing self-statements
a. biofeedback provides a mechanism for coping with precompetitive anxiety
b. biofeedback can improve the performance of rifle shooters
c. biofeedback provides shooters with a greater awareness of their heart and respiration rates
a. Athletes use both adaptive and nonadaptive coping strategies.
c. Athletes who had more adaptive coping strategies had higher performance.
Which of the following is NOT a stage in stress inoculation training?
Which is the best type of coping strategy to use in an athletic setting?
For long-term coping, research indicates that the most effective strategy is
a. vicarious learning
The two most widely accepted coping categories are known as
Problem-focused and emotion-focused
Relaxation (anxiety reduction) techniques are usually classified as
Cognitive and Somatic
Which of the following is (are) NOT a stage(s) in autogenic training?