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Finding Murray's Magic in Time for Wimbledon

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Published on Jun 24, 2013

Research from the University of Birmingham suggests that it is Andy Murray's ability to manage goals, as well as his skill, drive and motivation that makes him such a successful athlete. Murray dropped out of the French Open after a back injury this year, missing out on his goal of playing in four grand slam finals in a row. But this decision has allowed him to recuperate in time for Wimbledon this month. According to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, athletes who recognise early when a goal is unattainable and switch their focus to other objectives are the most successful at achieving their main career goals.

More: www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2013/06­/24-Jun-Finding-Murrays-magic.aspx

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