Mental Skill: Arousal Regulation


Do you feel anxiety can inhibit your ability?

Do you feel anger can help you perform better?

There is a relation between the arousal level and your performance outcome.

This video will introduce the key elements of arousal regulation from sport and performance psychology.


Weinberg, R. S. & Gould, D. (2019). Foundations of sport and exercise psychology (7th ed.).

Woodcock, C., Cumming, J., Duda, J. L., & Sharp, L. (2012). Working within an Individual Zone of Optimal Functioning (IZOF) framework: Consultant practice and athlete reflections on refining emotion regulation skills. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 13(3), 291-302.

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