Biofeedback to decrease anxiety in football association players

  • José Manuel Acuña Ávila Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
  • Gabriela Murguía Cánovas
  • Adriana Daniela López Fajardo


It can be said that there are thousands of specific stress sources; football players reflected both in important events (a penalty kick) as in everyday situations (pass the ball to a teammate, the wrong move resulted in a goal) the game causes stress and affects athlete's emotional state. Physiological aspects such as tachycardia, tachypnea, sweating and nervous gestures impact on optimizing the execution of the movement and thus its performance. In this review, we explained the level of anxiety of football association players and its management with Biofeedback techniques.