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Designed primarily as drugs improving cardiac function, under conditions of impaired cardiovascular system, the beta-blockers also exhibit calming neurological effects decreasing anxiety, nervousness and stabilizing motor performance. The improved psychomotor performance may be beneficial in sports requiring precision and accuracy such as shooting and archery. No adverse effects of beta-blockers on psychological status of an athlete were reported. Prolonged use of beta-blockers can cause fatigue and decreased motivation.