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1. The influence of challenge and threat states on affect, perceived exertion, attention, and performance during a competitive sprint cycling task
2. Prior self-control exertion and perceptions of pain and task importance during a physically demanding task
3. The quiet eye is sensitive to acute physiological stress
Sam James Vine
4. Team ball sport participation is associated with performance in two sustained visual attention tasks: position monitoring and target identification in rapid serial visual presentation streams
Christina Howard, Sally Andrews and Jonathan Uttley
5. Enhancing cardiac vagal activity in sport psychology
Sylvain Laborde, Lea Ueberholz and Emma Mosley
6. The influence of cardiac vagal activity on peripheral perception performance under pressure
Emma Mosley, Sylvain Laborde, Daniel Minns and Zoe Wimshurst
7. Cerebral Mechanisms Underlying Music-Related Interventions in the Exercise Domain: Methodological Considerations and Empirical Findings
Costas I. Karageorghis
8. Pacing: Ways to train the brain
9. Motor Imagery, performance and motor rehabilitation
10. A new era of the cognitive athlete: The neuromodulating effects of esports and gaming
Mark J. Campbell
11. Development and validation of the Sport Resilience Scale (SRS)
12. The cardinal exercise stopper: muscle fatigue, perception of effort, or pain?
Walter Staiano, Andrea Bosio, Ermanno Rampinini, Helma de Morree and Samuele Marcora
13. When research leads to learning, but not action in high performance sport
14. Effects of whole-body exercise on corticospinal excitability
Markus Amann and Joshua Weavil
15. Studying brain activity in sports performance: contributions and issues
Stephane Perrey and Pierre Besson
16. The influence of thermal inputs on brain regulation of exercise
17. The effects on mental fatigue on human performance
Benjamin Pageaux, Romuald Lepers and Samuele Marcora
18. Brain stimulation and physical performance
Luca Angius, Emiliano Santarnecchi, Alvaro Pascual-Leone and Samuele Marcora
19. Central regulation of exercise performance
Sport and the Brain: The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part C, Volume 240, reflects recent advancements in the understanding of how elite athletes prepare for, and perform at, peak levels under the demands of competition. Topics discussed in this new release include The influence of challenge and threat states on affect, perceived exertion, attention, and performance during a competitive sprint cycling task, Prior self-control exertion and perceptions of pain and task importance during a physically demanding task, Enhancing cardiac vagal activity in sport psychology, The influence of cardiac vagal activity on peripheral perception performance under pressure, and much more.
- Takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology
- Focuses on sports and the brain
- Contains the expertise of an international panel of contributors
- Adopts the novel approach of having a target article with critical commentaries on the lessons learned from British multiple gold medalists at Olympic and World Championships
Academics from undergraduate level to active researchers in the field
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- © Academic Press 2018
- 1st November 2018
- Academic Press
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Dr. Sarkar is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the School of Science & Technology, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Nottingham Trent University,UK
Dr. Marcora is currently at School of Sport and Exercise, Sciences,University of Kent, United Kingdom.
University of Kent, UK and Department of Biomedical and NeuroMotor Sciences (DiBiNeM), University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.