Running Psychology

Lone wolf runner? Will you be a better “social” runner?

The two words of “running” and “psychology” in one sentence bring about many equally important and interesting facets of sports and cognitive processing to mind. Alex Hutchison discusses some recent research presented at the  64th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) held May 30th to June 3rd, 2017, in Denver.  It is better to run at your own pace or with a group where the pace is dictated by others in the group, e.g., a coach? Is it better to use one of many running mobile applications or wearable devices such as those designed by FitBit or Garmin to pace your morning jog? The findings might surprise you! Read the full article here.