Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping young athletes find a winning formula for wellness

On May 31, 2021, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open, revealing a battle with long-term depression that left her unwilling to take part in mandatory media commitments. A few weeks later, American ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Importance of screening breathing patterns in athletic populations

Dysfunctional breathing patterns are associated with a high risk of musculoskeletal conditions, resulting in poor physical performance. Now, a study by researchers in Japan has found that among athletes across age groups, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Athlete mental health was sacrificed during Beijing 2022 Olympics

In a recent letter, Richard Pound, the longest-serving member of the International Olympic Committee, claimed that "the IOC is athlete-centered," insisting the Olympics "can—and do—make the world a better place."

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Does it matter what position you play when it comes to CTE?

A position played in collision sports like football and hockey may not raise an athlete's risk for developing brain disease later. Researchers found no link between the position played by football and hockey players, nor ...

Health

Clues for improving sleep in visually impaired athletes

Sleep is very important for athletes, and sleep loss can affect physical performance and cognitive ability. But now, researchers from the University of Tsukuba have identified the prevalence of sleep disorders in visually ...

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