Exam anxiety and stress is a real experience for many students. The psychology of performance suggests that a little anxiety is a good thing, but too much gets in the way of maintaining the ability to perform to one’s ability.
Most sports players are now exposed to sports psychology and its focus on facilitating better performance through understanding and managing anxiety and stress and its relationship with the process of performance.
So the answer is YES. The exposure, experience, and reaction to exam anxiety and stress can be changed significantly and for the better, allowing students to perform to their ability.