It's nice to go travelling BUT...

Terry, Peter C. (2010) It's nice to go travelling BUT... In: Routledge handbook of applied sport psychology: a comprehensive guide for students and practitioners. Routledge International Handbooks . Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Abingdon, England, pp. 345-354. ISBN 978-0-415-48463-3; 9780415484640 (pbk)

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Abstract

Travel, whether by air, sea, or land, involves a complex interaction of many disparate influences. Activities such as watching beautiful scenery or interacting with friends are perceived by most people as pleasant things to do, whereas sitting for hours in an airplane or waiting to retrieve luggage at an airport are generally seen as less pleasant, sometimes stressful activities. In this section, I will address the influence of jet lag, sleep deprivation, mood responses, and effects of travel on athletic performance.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 36. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in the USQ Library at call no. 796.01 Rou.
Depositing User: Prof Peter Terry
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 01:14
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: sports performance; jet lag; travel fatigue
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1109 Neurosciences > 110906 Sensory Systems
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170114 Sport and Exercise Psychology
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1116 Medical Physiology > 111602 Human Biophysics
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950102 Organised Sports
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19167

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