Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2016)
The role of psychology in sports performance
Author(s): Dr. Sarita Chaudhary
Abstract: Sports helps an individual much more than in the physical aspects alone. It builds character, teaches and develops strategic thinking, analytical thinking, leadership skills, goal setting and risk taking etc. However, there are many psychological factors that effect the sports performance like stress, anxiety, tension and aggression. All these factors play important role in the output of the player. The performance of the player will get impacted if the intensity of these factores is too high or low. Moderate level of these factors will help the player to win the game.