The Science of Pain
Why do we feel pain, and how can we manage it?
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Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
Further Reading / Resources:
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
Book by: David Epstein
Enhanced pain modulation among triathletes: A possible explanation for their exceptional capabilities
Ultra-marathon runners are different: investigations into pain tolerance and personality traits of participants of the TransEurope FootRace 2009.
Why Athletes Can Handle More Pain
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