Biofeedback to decrease anxiety in football association players
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.
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