Attentional strategy use by experienced distance runners:
Physiological and psychological effects - Smith, A.L., Gill, D.L.,
Cognitive strategies and recall of pace by long-distance runners - Takai, K. (1998). Percept Mot Skills, 86(3 Pt 1), 763-770 (Abstract from PubMed).
Eating disorders and health in elite women distance runners - Hulley, A.J. and Hill, A.J. (2001). Int J Eat Disorder, 30(3), 312-317 (Abstract from PubMed).
Get motivated - Josh Clark.
If your runs are boring, change your routine - Anne Kymalainen.
characterisation of the elite distance runner - Morgan, W.P. and Pollack,
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Relationships between perceptions of performance expectation and mood among distance runners: The moderating effect of depressed mood - Lane, A. (2001). J Sci Med Sport, 4(1), 116-128 (Abstract from PubMed).
Staying motivated - Mark Steinle shows how mental preparation can help get the most out of running.
The "zone" of optimal running - By Richard Ferguson, PhD (Running Journal/May 2002).
The funnel of focus - By Richard Ferguson, PhD (Running Journal, April, 2002).
The relationships of anxiety and self-attention to running economy in competitive male distance runners - Martin, J.J., Craib, M. and Mitchell, V. (1995). J Sports Sci, 13(5), 371-376 (Abstract from PubMed).
Think better running - Sports psychologist Carole Sehuelt looks at the 'mind techniques' that can be employed to improve your running performances.
What's your mental toughness quotient?
- By Coach Roy Benson, Running Journal/November 2002.