How to Increase Self-Efficacy in Sports


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Who came up with the self-efficacy theory?

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1. Self-efficacy is best defined as:

2. Which of the following examples describes someone who has high self-efficacy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This set of questions allows you to make sure you know how self-efficacy can be used in sports. You will be quizzed on the benefits of high self-efficacy for athletes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to test your understanding of:

  • The characteristics of someone with high self-efficacy
  • How low self-efficacy can develop among athletes
  • The creator of this theory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as effective strategies to use to develop high self-efficacy
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as self-efficacy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of someone showing the characteristics of high self-efficacy

Additional Learning

For more information about this type of mental preparedness, read the lesson titled How to Increase Self-Efficacy in Sports. You will learn about:

  • Situations that can be improved with a mindset of high self-efficacy
  • Common characteristics of someone with low self-efficacy
  • The importance of fairness in coaching and play choice