Plasma cortisol concentrations and perceived anxiety in response to on-sight rock climbing.

@article{Draper2012PlasmaCC,
  title={Plasma cortisol concentrations and perceived anxiety in response to on-sight rock climbing.},
  author={Nick Draper and Tabitha G Dickson and Simon Fryer and Gavin J Blackwell and David Winter and Carl John Scarrott and Greg Ellis},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          13-7
        }
}
Previous research suggested plasma cortisol concentrations in response to rock climbing have a cubic relationship with state anxiety and self-confidence. This research, however, was conducted in a situation where the climbers had previously climbed the route. The purpose of our study was to examine this relationship in response to on-sight climbing. Nineteen (13 male, 6 female) intermediate climbers volunteered to attend anthropometric and baseline testing sessions, prior to an on-sight ascent… CONTINUE READING
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