Please note, this is a self-funded project and does not include tuition fees or stipend; the studentship is available to Students Worldwide. Fee bands are available at View Website . A relevant fee band will be discussed at interview based on project running costs.
M. Konings, T. Foulsham, D. Micklewright, F. Hettinga. Athlete-opponent interdependency alters pacing and information-seeking behaviour. MSSE (in press). doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002101
Arran Davis, Florentina Hettinga, Chris Beedie. You don't need to administer a placebo to elicit a placebo effect: Social factors trigger neurobiological pathways to enhance sports performance. EJSS (in press). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17461391.2019.1635212
S. G.P. Menting, D. Hendry, L. Schiphof-Godart, M.T. Elferink-Gemser. Perspective: Optimal development of youth athletes towards elite IAAF performance: how to coach drive and motivation to perform, plan training exercise and pace your race. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. 1 (2019) 14. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2019.00014
F.J. Hettinga, A. M. Edwards, B. Hanley. The Science Behind Competition and Winning in Athletics: Using World-Level Competition Data to Explore Pacing and Tactics. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. 1 (2019) 11. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2019.00011. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspor.2019.00011/full
Brian Hanley, Trent Stellingwerff, Florentina J Hettinga. Successful pacing profiles of Olympic and IAAF World Championship middle-distance runners across qualifying rounds and finals. IJSPP 14(7) (2019) 894-901.
Paulo Estevão Franco, Cayque Brietzke, Raul Canestri, Márcio Goethel, Florentina Hettinga, Tony Meireles Santos, Flávio Oliveira Pires. Caffeine Improved Cycling Trial Performance in Mentally Fatigued Cyclists, Despite Unchanged Prefrontal Cortex Activation. Physiology and Behavior 204 (2019) 41-48.
L. Schiphof, B. Roelands, F.J. Hettinga. Drive in sports: How mental fatigue affects endurance performance. Frontiers in Psychology 9: 1383 (2018)
Christopher Beedie, Fabrizio Benedetti, Diletta Barbiani, Eleanora Camerone, Emma Cohen, Damian Coleman, Arran Davis, Charlotte Edelsten, Elliott Flowers, Abby Foad, Simon Harvey, Florentina Hettinga, Philip Hurst, Andrew Lane, Jacob Lindheimer, John Raglin, Bart Roelands, Lieke Schiphof-Godart, Attila Szabo. Consensus Statement on Placebo Effects in Sports & Exercise: Neuro-psychobiological Mechanisms. EJSS 18(10) (2018) 1383-1389.
M. Konings, F.J. Hettinga. The impact of different competitive environments on pacing and performance. Int. J. Sports Physiol. Perform 13(6) (2018) 701-708. DOI:10.1123/ijspp.2017-0407.
M.J. Konings, F.J. Hettinga. Pacing decision-making in sport and the effects of interpersonal competition: A critical review. Sports Med. 48(8) (2018) 1829-1843.
M. Konings, J. Parkinson, C.A.T. Zijdewind, F.J. Hettinga. Racing against an opponent improves 4-km time trial performance, alters pacing and force declines, but does not affect RPE. Int. J. Sports Physiol. Perform 13(3) (2018) 283-289.