Sports Psychology. Clip. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLsQD2yUebA. What is Sport Psychology ?. Exercise and sports psychology is concerned with the psychology of human movement as it is reflected in our behavior, thoughts and feelings of the individuals engaging in that movement.
Here’s another example: if you are home alone and you hear a noise and interpret it as the wind, you are fine; but if you interpret it as a prowler, your fight or flight response takes over and you become fearful, your heart begins going a mile a minute, your eyes dilate and you are scared.
Extrinsic - Extrinsic motivation comes from a source outside of the performer. These are things which can encourage the athlete to perform and fall into two groups: