Regulation of performance

 

 

Regulation of Performance Research Group

With the overall aim of understanding how both the psychological and physical systems contribute to the performance of an athlete, this RIG focuses on multi and interdisciplinary research. RIG members include physiologists, biomechanists and psychologists collaborating together on research projects which cover the spectrum of sport and exercise from cycling endurance sports to Pilates.

Key research interests:

Regulation of performance in endurance cycling, decision-making in sport; interaction between affect, goal achievement and performance within team and individual sports; central vs peripheral fatigue, goal striving and goal disengagement, situational motivation and its regulation, motivation profiles and their effect on situational motivation and affect regulation during performance, mass perception in prehension, movement volition, power profiles and pacing within endurance sports.