The athletic brain – how neuronal signals influence sports performance

About two months ago, on August 13th, top class swimmer Michael Phelps won his 23rd Olympic gold medal overall in the men's 4 x 100 m medley relay in Rio de Janeiro. It was his 5th gold medal during the Rio games, a storybook comeback of the world’s most successful Olympic champion of all time. … Continue reading The athletic brain – how neuronal signals influence sports performance

Runner’s high: the reason why running feels so great

Introduction Last summer was full of sports, starting with the UEFA Euro in France and carrying on with Olympics and Paralympics in Rio. It’s a lot of fun to watch sports, but it’s even more fun to do sports yourself. Remember this amazing feeling when you’re finishing your run and you feel like you’re on … Continue reading Runner’s high: the reason why running feels so great