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There would be no more “fight or flight” feelings for the day. So, the scrimmage began. Seven players against seven players, spread over the field. The whistle blew and the players ran, kicked the ball to the goal, and tried precise passes. They fell, got up, and kept on playing. They called for the ball, laughed, and gave “high fives” to each other. The coach was about to blow the whistle when it happened. Feeling Pain Mark and his friend were fighting for the ball when Mark fell and hit his head on the ground.
This stops the signal from reaching the brain.
There was a funny feeling in Mark’s stomach. ” Mark’s palms began to sweat and his mouth felt dry. He was not the only one. Some of his classmates looked worried, too, and probably felt the same way at the thought of appearing on stage and performing in front of a crowd. Being a little afraid is a normal reaction before performing on stage, before a test, or before competing in a sporting event. Stage fright is the number one fear for most people. They fear it more than death! Mark’s reaction to his upcoming performance is called the “fight or flight” response.
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