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The effects of social support on strenuous physical exercise

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In humans, socio-environmental cues play an important role in determining adaptive psychophysiological states and behaviours. In sport and exercise, cues to cohesive groups and close, supportive relationships are ubiquitous, possibly because of their effects on neurobiological mechanisms underlying physical performance. Clinical research has shown that the presence of supportive others can lead to reductions in perceptions of pain, while research from sport and exercise science has shown that...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s40750-017-0086-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology; SAME
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Clarendon Scholarship
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Fellowship (number: MD130076)
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
171–187
Publication date:
2018-01-11
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
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EISSN:
2198-7335
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pubs:821504
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uri:f1a5a1e1-a5be-4a63-a07c-dd58aaddc6ca
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