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Athletes' fear of failure likely to lead to 'choke,' study shows

Anxiety about a competitive situation makes even the most physically active of us more likely to slip-up -- and backs up 'catastrophe theory,' research shows. "Our research indicates that heightened cognitive anxiety, brought on by the competitive scenario, really does affect performance abilities in physically active people -- and the same is likely to apply even for trained athletes," a researcher said.
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