Does being good at triathlon have a positive effect on your managerial performance?

  • Luca Glahn (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Training for and competing in triathlons has grown in popularity among a variety of peoplerecently. A major part of these individuals belongs to the business world. The impact of thisinvolvement on a manager's physical and mental health, time management, and general jobperformance is unknown, though and holds a magnitude of interesting implications.The purpose of this study is to look into how a manager's job performance, physical and mentalwell-being, and time management are directly affected by triathlon training and competition.This research paper will conduct a qualitative analysis, which will include a survey of managerswho participate in triathlon events to obtain results about how the sport impacts their perceivedmanagerial abilities.The study will concentrate on how a manager's physical and mental health, including their levelof energy, stress, and general well-being, are impacted by triathlon training and competition. Thestudy will also look at how effective managers manage their triathlon training with theirexecutive responsibilities and to what extent this has an impact on their managerial performance.This study intends to offer insights into how business professionals can successfully reconciletheir athletic hobbies with their professional responsibilities by looking at the effects of triathlontraining and competition on a manager's time management and job performance. The title of thispaper is “Does being good at triathlon have a positive effect on your managerial performance?”and is written by Luca Glahn.
Date of Award30 Jun 2023
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorGonçalo Pina (Supervisor)


  • Triathlon
  • Performance
  • Achievements
  • Competencies


  • Mestrado em Gestão e Administração de Empresas

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