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A Critical Study on Sports Performance and Psychology |

Mast Ram, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Sports and exercise psychology has been defined as thescientific study of people and their behaviors in sports and exercise contextand the practical application of that knowledge. The branch of psychology whichis intimately connected with human behavior on the playfield – both underpractice and competitive situations – with a view to bring about quantitativeimprovement in performance, is usually called “exercise and sport psychology”.It is basically of applied nature. Physical education, an educational endeavor,is much wider in range and focus than elite competitive sport.