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When fans inflict a defeat on their team by cheering them on: spectators and sport performances

Strauss, B.

Sportwissenschaft 29(4): 393-411


ISSN/ISBN: 0342-2380
Accession: 003613300

This paper provides an overview of possible explanations and empirical studies which deal with the influences of spectators on sport performances. The article focuses on the specific conditions leading to spectators influences on athletes' performance; and the observed effects (e.g. performance improvements or performance impairments).

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