Tag: Sports Psychology

Why are Some Athletes Psychologically Superior to Others?

Why are Some Athletes Psychologically Superior to Others?

Have you ever thought how some athletes look superior at some point in their career and then something happens, so they get the desired popularity in a day or vanishes…

Runner's High Explained: How High Can You Get?

Runner’s High Explained: Fact or Fiction?

Running can give some runners a kind of euphoria and a reduced sensitivity to pain. In some cases, it can even help them to forget about time. Some runners describe it as an intense, blissful and emotional experience similar to an orgasm. For some, it is peaceful while others feel a burst of energy. Still others have never experienced the phenomenon of a runner’s high.

The Great Marathon Mystery: Why Do Runners Cheat?

The Great Marathon Mystery: Why Do Runners Cheat?

When media outlets break news stories about runners who have the audacity to cheat while attempting to win a marathon, what is your first reaction? Outrage? Anger? Maybe you feel sympathetic? As a student of human behaviour, you might wonder,