chapter  1
An introduction to Endurance Performance in Sport: Psychological Theory and Interventions
WithCarla Meijen, Samuele Marcora
Pages 11

This chapter provides the reader with an introduction to endurance performance and a brief introduction to traditional physiological models of endurance performance, the central fatigue model, the central governor model, and the psychobiological model. We will also cover the role of psychological determinants of endurance performance, such as stressors related to training and competition, as well as motivation, followed by an overview of what the reader can expect from the book.