Gaming a great primer for would-be competitive athletes

Thursday, 10 June, 2010

Aside from fitness levels, people who spend a lot of time playing computer games have a fair bit in common with top athletes:

“Gaming shares many characteristics with sport, in the sense that it’s extremely competitive, it involves a high degree of skill, and it’s governed by quite strict rules,” he told PC Pro. “Their ability to regulate anxiety was very similar.”

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