THE INFLUENCE OF STRESS ON SWIMMING
Keywords:Stress, Sports, Swimming
Stress is a psychological symptom that has been experienced by all human beings in life as well as in sports. Things that can cause stress include hunger, thirst, fear, the need for friends, challenges, failures in competitions, job demands, community demands, family demands, and others. stress does not always contain a negative understanding, because the impact of stress is positive and some are negative. Stress in sports at a certain level is necessary to obtain maximum performance, gain an advantage from the alertness and activation that will be brought, and achieve success in sports. Conversely, excessive stress levels can damage performance and be harmful to exercising. This ability to adjust to stress can be improved by systematic exercises to develop achievements and avoid or adjust to excessive stressful loads. In swimming two stress factors hinder, first is fatigue syndrome in the brain and physical fatigue due to the over-training process and long competitions, while the second factor is an inefficient immune system. Self-supervision of swimmers in a state of stress is very important to understand the stress disorder that occurs. Therefore the coach must know the things related to the symptoms of stress so that stress or the disorder will not become a negative symptom in the further development of the athlete.