The rewarding effect of flow experience on performance in a marathon race

@inproceedings{Schler2009TheRE,
  title={The rewarding effect of flow experience on performance in a marathon race},
  author={Julia Sch{\"u}ler and Sibylle Brunner},
  year={2009}
}
Objectives: This research aimed to shed light on the relationship between flow experience and perfor mance in sports using a marathon race as an example. We hypothesized that flow influences the marathon race performance by an indirect rewarding effect. We assumed that the positive quality of flow experience rewards the pre race running activity and thereby enhances training behavior which again leads to high race performance. A methodological issue of the this was to compare the retrospective… CONTINUE READING
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