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Nov 24, 2015

How do we use vision to control the placement of our feet on rough terrain, to avoid spraining that ankle?  How do anxiety, fear and fatigue change the way we perform these activities?  What differs between elite and novice climbers?  Did I survive a rim to rim hike in the Grand Canyon? Let’s hit the trail….


Visual control of foot placement when walking over complex terrain

Anxiety–performance relationships in climbing: a process-oriented approach

Anxiety-induced changes in movement behaviour during the execution of a complex whole-body task.

Changes in the perception of action possibilities while climbing to fatigue on a climbing wall

Practice with anxiety improves performance, but only when anxious: evidence for the specificity of practice hypothesis

Short report: the effect of expertise in hiking on recognition memory for mountain scenes


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