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Sports Psychology, Flow, & Character

Identify several questions that sport psychologists would study based on three main goals of the sub discipline. Then, identify several questions that exercise psychologists would study based on these goals. Why is flow the goal of intervention strategies in physical activity? Describe invention strategies that can enhance flow and peak experiences in both exercises. Does sport build character? Why or why not?

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Identify several questions that sport psychologists would study based on three main goals of the sub discipline. Then, identify several questions that exercise psychologists would study based on these goals. Why is flow the goal of intervention strategies in physical activity? Describe invention strategies that can enhance flow and peak experiences in both exercises. Does sport build character? Why or why not?

Several questions a sports psychologist would study would be:
-What motivates the athlete to succeed?
- What are the mental challenges the athlete faces?
-What are the goals of the athlete?
-What distractions are involved in the athlete's performance?
-What is the personality of the athlete?

Exercise psychologists would then craft workouts to help the athlete to succeed. The questions an exercise psychologist might ask would be:

-How is the athlete's motivation affecting their performance?
-How can this be manipulated to improve performance?
-What is the athlete focusing on during performance?
-How can barriers be removed to meet performance ...

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This solution identifies questions that sports psychologists would study based on the three main goals of the sub-discipline. In addition it identifies several questions that exercise psychologists study based on these goals. It defines "flow" and explain why it is the goal in physical activity, and outlines strategies to enhance flow and peak experience in exercise. It also explains whether or not sport builds character. It includes a link and examples

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