Mind vs Matter
There is a great article at The Science of Sport blog about physiological strength, mental strength and the role the two play in sports performance.
Here is a quote from the post: “The conclusion then . . . is that if you want to be a better athlete (regardless of your sport), you must challenge yourself, both physiologically and mentally. It’s not good enough to isolate one and train simply for fitness. Training must be thoughtful, it must have a purpose and it must be understood.”
You can read the entire posting here.