EVOLUTIONARY ENDURANCE

Understanding Endurance through [R]Evolutionary Science

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Taking the best, and latest, scientific methods, and research, from multiple fields to better understand human endurance

PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL

Exploring endurance limits using both psychological and physiological measures

ECOLOGICALLY VALID

Positioning our knowledge of endurance within our evolutionary heritage, human genome and somatic nervous system (i.e. body and bodily sensations)

Our capacity for 
endurance is without limits

True understanding of our capacity for endurance is likely to result from placing our psychology within a truly ecological context, and an embodied mind, including our evolutionary history, our somatic nervous system (i.e. the body and bodily sensations) and our genetics.

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Recent research identifying key scientific insights into endurance, including findings from psychology, physiology, genetics, evolutionary psychology and biomechanics.

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