Psychophysical bases of perceived exertion.

@article{Borg1982PsychophysicalBO,
  title={Psychophysical bases of perceived exertion.},
  author={G. Borg},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1982},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          377-81
        }
}
  • G. Borg
  • Published 1982
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
There is a great demand for perceptual effort ratings in order to better understand man at work. Such ratings are important complements to behavioral and physiological measurements of physical performance and work capacity. This is true for both theoretical analysis and application in medicine, human factors, and sports. Perceptual estimates, obtained by psychophysical ratio-scaling methods, are valid when describing general perceptual variation, but category methods are more useful in several… Expand
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