In consideration of the anxiety-performance relationship, briefly describe Hanin's individual zone of optimal functioning (IZOF). Compare and contrast Hanin's IZOF with the inverted-U hypothesis. Is the IZOF an alternative theory to or a variation of the inverted-U theory?
With respect to the relationship between stress and anxiety resulting from excessive demand and performance, stress and anxiety are consistently negatively related to various measures of performance.
The Individual Zone of Optimal Functioning (IZOF) model postulates the functional relationship between emotions and optimal performance, and aims to ...
Emotion and sports performance in terms of Hanin's individual zone of optimal functioning (IZOF) are discussed.