oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Alterations in mood state following an ultra-marathon



The objective is to monitor alterations in mood state, specifically level of depression, following an ultra-marathon. Design. Experienced male (? = 9) and female (N = 5) ultra-marathon athletes were required to complete the full version of the Profile of Mood States (POMS) questionnaire (65 questions), 1 week before an ultra-marathon (baseline), 24 hours before exercise, immediately postexercise, 3 hours post exercise and then daily for 13 days after the race.


Article metrics loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error