Overview

telic


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Applied to an athlete who has a goal-directed, anxiety-avoiding personality orientation. While athletes are in a telic state of mind, they tend to be serious and regard increased arousal as being unpleasant and stressful. Compare paratelic. See also reversal theory.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.