The Effect of Anxiety State on the Visual Search Efficiency of Athletes


High-efficient visual search ability is the key for the athletes to win their games. Visual search is an important way for the athletes to catch effective information on site within complicated environment as well as the manifestation of their regulating and controlling their mental status and skill abilities within complicated environment. Maintaining an appropriate level of anxiety during exercises and contests could ensure higher visual search efficiency and is helpful for better bringing the skills of the athletes into play. Excessive anxiety will have larger interferences on the visual search efficiency of the athletes and the visual research efficiency will be reduced, resulting in the abnormal performance of the skill levels of the athletes. To optimize and regulate the visual search efficiency of the athletes could ensure the athletes to bring their competitive skills into best play.

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Liu, S. and Zhou, W. (2015) The Effect of Anxiety State on the Visual Search Efficiency of Athletes. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 80-85. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.36014.

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