Do we really need a central governor to explain brain regulation of exercise performance?
- Samuele M. MarcoraAffiliated withSchool of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University Email author
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In this paper two different models of brain regulation of exercise performance are critically compared: the central governor model proposed by Noakes and colleagues, and an alternative psycholobiological model based on motivational intensity theory.
KeywordsPerception of effort Exercise performance Brain Central governor Motivation Psychobiology
- Do we really need a central governor to explain brain regulation of exercise performance?
European Journal of Applied Physiology
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- July 2008
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- Perception of effort
- Exercise performance
- Central governor
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- Author Affiliations
- 1. School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University, George Building, Normal Site, Holyhead Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2PZ, UK