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The Role Of Sports Psychology In The Film The Program

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The 1993 film The Program contained several different situations in which sports psychology could have been applied. Some of these situations include pressure and anxiety, aggression and the effect of injury. All three of these situations were important to this film and all have the underlying need for sports psychology.
Many times an athlete will feel immense pressure to do well in the game. Our book discusses this in the section, “Winning Is the Only Thing,” and this was a big point of focus in this film. Joe Kane was the quarterback in this movie and it is seen from the beginning that he is dealing with a lot of pressure to do well. The team, the coach and the team sponsors are all expecting the best from Joe. Joe had been selected as a
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