esports medicine

Challenging the Top Player: A Preliminary Study on Testosterone Response to An Official Chess Tournament With Applications to Esports Medicine

In esports medicine, it’s often necessary to look at adjacent fields with more robust bodies of research to draw parallels. This paper in the field of chess medicine discusses the neuroendocrine response patterns of chess players during competition, specifically in relation to testosterone and cortisol levels. These hormones are known to play a role in