Archive for the ‘Pain’ category

Reviews about Exertion Pain during Cycling

May 28th, 2010


Today the REAL POST (Part 1) about Coping with Pain during Cycling is up. (Read this post)

And For The Curious, the Part 1 Post is continued as the First Review today: What describes Exertion Pain during cycling? (Read this review)


Cyclists’ Cognitive Strategies for Coping with Pain (Part 1)

May 2nd, 2010

“Wow! Amazing!!” I said one day. This was on the day I discovered an article entitled entitled “A naturalistic investigation of former Olympic cyclists’ cognitive strategies for coping with exertional pain during performance”. It was by Jeffery Kress & Traci Statler detailing a fascinating study of nine former Olympic cyclists and was published in 2007 by the Journal of Sports Behavior (1).

What was ‘pain’ for the cyclists? How did they deal with this pain?

This review blog consists of 4 posts. This 1st post will discuss methods and the cyclists’ personal description of pain. The 2nd post will focus on their perceptual and temporal modification of pain. Then the blog’s 3rd and 4th posts will discuss preparing for and ways of handling pain.   CLICK TO READ MORE