Find

Search for over 100,000 subject notes and past assignments!

Swap

You can download study resources by swapping your own or purchasing Exchange Credits.

Study

Access your library anywhere, anytime.

Browse other subjects from HSC - Higher School Certificate

Aboriginal Studies
View Subject  
Agriculture
View Subject  
Ancient History
View Subject  
Biology
View Subject  
Business Studies
View Subject  
Chemistry
View Subject  
Chinese
View Subject  
Classical Hebrew
View Subject  
Community and Family Studies
View Subject  
Dance
View Subject  
Design and Technology
View Subject  
Drama
View Subject  
Earth and Environmental Science
View Subject  
Economics
View Subject  
Engineering Studies
View Subject  
English (Advanced)
View Subject  
English (Extension 1)
View Subject  
English (Extension 2)
View Subject  
English (Standard)
View Subject  
English as a Second Language
View Subject  
Food Technology
View Subject  
French
View Subject  
Geography
View Subject  
German
View Subject  
History Extension
View Subject  
Industrial Technology
View Subject  
Information Processes and Technology
View Subject  
Italian
View Subject  
Japanese
View Subject  
Latin
View Subject  
Legal Studies
View Subject  
Mathematics (Extension 1)
View Subject  
Mathematics (Extension 2)
View Subject  
Mathematics Advanced
View Subject  
Mathematics Standard
View Subject  
Modern Hebrew
View Subject  
Modern History
View Subject  
Music 1
View Subject  
Music 2
View Subject  
Music Extension
View Subject  
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
View Subject  
Personal Interest Project
View Subject  
Physics
View Subject  
Senior Science
View Subject  
Society and Culture
View Subject  
Software Design and Development
View Subject  
Spanish
View Subject  
Studies of Religion I
View Subject  
Studies of Religion II
View Subject  
Textiles and Design
View Subject  
Vietnamese
View Subject  
Visual Arts
View Subject  

Document Details

Study Notes

Factors Affecting Performance - Full Study Notes w/ Examples
Page 1/18

Factors Affecting Performance - Full Study Notes w/ Examples

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

18 Pages HSC - Higher School Certificate Year 12 Partial Study Notes Year: 2016

Positive and negative motivation Positive motivation is related to the linking of correct and acceptable performances to a reward base. Positive motivation is a response which includes enjoyment and optimism about the task or activity. It requires continual self reinforcement and also by others e.g. coach, family and peers. It can be further enhanced by recognising achievement, handling mistakes in a constructive manner and developing respect for the athlete. Positive motivation is an extremely beneficial source of motivation as it relates to positive approaches to success. Negative motivation is the performance of a specific skill under threat of negative consequences or failure if success or competency is not reached. Some players respond to negative motivation on an irregular basis, the long term effects of negative motivation is highly destructive to an athlete’s psychological well being, it can destroy self confidence, diminish any self initiatives and belief in oneself. Negative motivation causes the athlete to perform out of fear, and hence always opt for safe strategies during a game play situations, by lacking the initiative to take risks they are unable to develop and acquire greater skills. Positive motivation is more effective than negative motivation. The simplest way to develop positive motivation is to establish gradual and attainable goals for the athlete, challenges are positive and motivating whereas threats are negative and distract the athlete from the task as they are confronted with the fear of failure. This negates main principles of many sporting activities where an athlete is encouraged to succeed on the basis of enjoyment for the task. Furthermore, positive motivation is more sustainable; giving many long term benefits e.g. increased confidence, decision making skills and strategic thinking. While negative motivation is effective on rare occasions, positive motivation is better for an ongoing basis.

1 Exchange Credit
This is a Partial Set of Study Notes

Partial Study Notes typically cover only single topics of a unit of study or do not cover multiple topics in significant detail. They are generally less than 20 pages in length.
What are Exchange Credits?

Exchange Credits represent the worth of each document on Thinkswap. In exchange for uploading documents you will receive credits. These can then be used to checkout other documents on Thinkswap.
Thinkswap Satisfaction Guarantee

Each document purchased on Thinkswap is covered by our Satisfaction Guarantee policy. If the document is not of an acceptable quality or the document was incorrectly described or categorised, Thinkswap will provide a full refund of Exchange Credits so you can purchase another document. For more information please click here.
Share:

Similar Documents

Similar documents to "Factors Affecting Performance - Full Study Notes w/ Examples" avaliable on Thinkswap

Documents similar to "Factors Affecting Performance - Full Study Notes w/ Examples" are suggested based on similar topic fingerprints from a variety of other Thinkswap Subjects