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date: 18 October 2019


The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Michael Kent

The ability of an individual to assess a situation, consider the choices of action available, and to arrive at conclusions that best satisfy the needs of the situation. Sound judgement is an integral part of most sports. It is influenced by knowledge, experience, attitude, motivation, ability, and psychological and social factors, such as belief. The ability to make sound judgements is compromised by taking drugs such as marijuana and alcohol.... ...

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