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Factors affecting the regulation of pacing: current perspectives

Mauger, Alexis R. (2014) Factors affecting the regulation of pacing: current perspectives. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 5 . pp. 209-14. (doi:10.2147/OAJSM.S38599) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:61029)

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Abstract

During prolonged dynamic and rhythmic exercise, muscular pain and discomfort arises as a result of an increased concentration of deleterious metabolites. Sensed by peripheral nociceptors and transmitted via afferent feedback to the brain, this provides important information regarding the physiological state of the muscle. These sensations ultimately contribute to what is termed "exercise-induced pain". Despite being well recognized by athletes and coaches, and suggested to be integral to exercise performance, this construct has largely escaped attention in experimental work. This perspective article highlights the current understanding of pacing in endurance performance, and the causes of exercise-induced pain. A new perspective is described, which proposes how exercise-induced pain may be a contributing factor in helping individuals to regulate their work rate during exercise and thus provides an important construct in pacing.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.2147/OAJSM.S38599
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Lex Mauger
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 14:51 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:44 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/61029 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Mauger, Alexis R.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6685-5800
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