The four factors that impact performance are:
At National 4 level you will be asked to describe how a chosen factor can impact on performance. The impact may be in a positive or negative way.
You may choose to describe the impact on performance from a factor in general terms, such as noting if you are working on a physical factor. Or you may choose to describe how a sub factor from that category impacts on performance. An example of this would be the general factor of mental, from which you can describe the impact of the sub factor of concentration.