The psychology of ultra-marathon runners: A systematic review

The psychology of ultra-marathon runners: A systematic review ObjectivesAn ‘ultra-marathon’ is a footrace over a distance >42.2 km. There is considerable interest in the psychological characteristics of ultra-marathon runners (‘ultra-runners’) and the psychological effects of running an ultra-marathon. This review aimed to summarise the existing literature concerning the psychology of ultra-runners. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Psychology of Sport and Exercise Elsevier

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
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1469-0292
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10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.04.004
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Abstract

ObjectivesAn ‘ultra-marathon’ is a footrace over a distance >42.2 km. There is considerable interest in the psychological characteristics of ultra-marathon runners (‘ultra-runners’) and the psychological effects of running an ultra-marathon. This review aimed to summarise the existing literature concerning the psychology of ultra-runners.

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Psychology of Sport and ExerciseElsevier

Published: Jul 1, 2018

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