PRECOMPETITION ANXIETY

escalated mental and physiological excitement in the week prior to a competition. Precompetition anxiety might encourage or hinder performance, depending on the performer's interpretation of the activation level.

PRECOMPETITION ANXIETY: "Jenny appears to have some precompetition anxiety over her upcoming track competition."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRECOMPETITION ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/precompetition-anxiety/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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