Effects of Deception on Exercise Performance: Implications for Determinants of Fatigue in Humans
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 02/24/2012
Stone MR et al. – The provision of surreptitiously augmented feedback derived from a previous performance reduces time taken for cyclists to accomplish a time trial of known duration. This suggests that cyclists operate with a metabolic reserve even during maximal time trials and that this reserve can be accessed after deception.