Dating and sports performance
They found that the pressure to perform constantly, poor form and high expectations were all key stressors that affected the players.As well as this, players also found it hard to balance their sport and other commitments.In sport, aggression has been defined into two categories: hostile aggression and instrumental aggression (Silva, 1983).Hostile aggression is when the main aim is to cause harm or injury to your opponent.
Learning how to deal with stresss is key as players must find ways to overcome these problems.
Instrumental aggression is when the main aim is achieve a goal by using aggression.
For example a rugby player using aggression to tackle his opponent to win the ball.
However this theory states that every time a player becomes frustrated this will always cause aggression.
This theory does not take into account any other intrinsic or extrinsic factors.
In sport, aggression is a characteristic that can have many negative as well as positive effects on performance.