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The anticipatory regulation of performance: the physiological basis for pacing strategies and the development of a perception-based model for exercise performance
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    Anticipatory regulation are cognitive and affective processes involved?
    I read your fascinating article with much interest. Do you think that in simple terms that anticipatory regulation may be an aspect of the decision-making the athlete makes before execution of an action. In the instance of longer duration exercise eg a marathon a decision is made then physiological systems amongst others come into action as you have described. Prior learning and adaptation may be involved as well as genetic and en...
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    Evolution and pacing strateges

    I read the review article on the anticipatory regulation of performance and pacing strategies by Dr R Tucker in the June edition of BJSM with great interest. The idea that there is a part of the brain, as yet undiscovered,which enables one to judge the optimal work rate for a given task, is an intriguing one. From a Darwinian view point, the idea of there being a template in the brain that one could draw upon in determin...

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