Fatigue/Central Governor

Fatigue Series: Introduction

2008-04-29: Here’s one of the million dollar questions in sports sciences today: How is it possible for a 10km runner to SPEED UP in the final…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part I A

2008-05-01: On Tuesday, we introduced a new series on Fatigue and Performance, which, based on the comments and responses so far, promises to provide much food for…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part I B

2008-05-02: We introduce and contrast two theories for fatigue - peripheral and central models, along with examples, and introducing pacing…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part II

2008-05-06: Back in the saddle for Part 3 of our series on Fatigue today. In previous posts, we’ve , and contrasted it with the theory of…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part III

2008-05-12: Exercise in the heat provides a great model to investigate fatigue. An old, then a new theory, to explain exercise in the heat have revealed…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part IV

2008-05-21: A discussion of research that shows that smaller athletes pace themselves differently from larger athletes in hot, but not cool conditions. This suggests some kind…

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Fatigue and Exercise: Part V

2008-05-28: Continued discussion on how the brain regulates exercise intensity during exercise in the…

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The pursuit of the sub-2 marathon: Where to next?

2017-05-08: Where do we go next? Now that Eliud Kipchoge has taken us to the brink of a sub-2 hour marathon, have the boundaries of…

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Eliud Kipchoge 2:00:25

2017-05-06: Eliud Kipchoge has run a marathon in 2:00:25, coming within sight of breaking the 2-hour barrier. How did he do it, and what might we…

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