Sweaty palms, fingernail biting, racing heart. From prepping for a big exam or delivering an important presentation to stepping onto the field before the whistle is blown, we have all experienced nervousness in our lives. Perhaps by taking a look at professional athletes, our young learners can better understand how to effectively cope with this type of tension. Learn about the flight-or-fight response that occurs in the human body in response to stressful situations, and how professional athletes ease their nervousness with mental and motivational imagery. Tip: Have the video queued up to skip initial advertisement.
- Clear descriptions of physiological and neurological systems and effects
- Engaging drawings and animations
- Great cross-curricular video that integrates science and physical activities
- Presenter speaks quickly throughout video