Sport and the Brain - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444641878

Sport and the Brain, Volume 240

1st Edition

The Science of Preparing, Enduring and Winning, Part C

Serial Volume Editors: Mustafa Sarkar Samuele Marcora
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444641878
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 358
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Table of Contents

1. The influence of challenge and threat states on affect, perceived exertion, attention, and performance during a competitive sprint cycling task
Lee Moore
2. Prior self-control exertion and perceptions of pain and task importance during a physically demanding task
Ruth Boat
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
Andrew Lane
9. Motor Imagery, performance and motor rehabilitation
Tadhg MacIntyre
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)
Mustafa Sarkar
12. The cardinal exercise stopper: muscle fatigue, perception of effort, or pain?
Samuele Marcora, Walter Staiano, Ermanno Rampinini, Andrea Bosio and Helma de Morree
13. When research leads to learning, but not action in high performance sport
Emma Ross
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 in


Description

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 Pacing: Ways to train the brain, Development and validation of the Sport Resilience Scale (SRS), Brain stimulation and physical performance and Prior self-control exertion and perceptions of pain and task importance during a physically demanding task, and many more.

This longstanding series takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology.

Key Features

  • Takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on aspects of psychology, neuroscience, skill learning, talent development and physiology
  • Focuses on sports and the brain
  • Contains expertise and an international focus 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

Readership

Academics from undergraduate level to active researchers in the field


Details

No. of pages:
358
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444641878

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Mustafa Sarkar Serial Volume Editor

Samuele Marcora Serial Volume Editor