Mental Fatigue Impairs Intermittent Running Performance.

  title={Mental Fatigue Impairs Intermittent Running Performance.},
  author={Mitchell R. Smith and Samuele M Marcora and Aaron J. Coutts},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={47 8},
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of mental fatigue on intermittent running performance. METHODS Ten male intermittent team sports players performed two identical self-paced, intermittent running protocols. The two trials were separated by 7 d and preceded, in a randomized-counterbalanced order, by 90 min of either emotionally neutral documentaries (control) or the AX-continuous performance test (AX-CPT; mental fatigue). Subjective ratings of fatigue and vigor… CONTINUE READING
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