Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Winning at all costs – how abuse in sport has become normalised

In a moving letter on Twitter, top British gymnasts have reported that abuse in their sport is "completely normalised". These athletes, including current Olympians and senior competitors, are uniting to speak out about the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study links adult fibromyalgia to childhood sexual abuse

A new Tel Aviv University study finds that fibromyalgia syndrome—a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain, fatigue and cognitive difficulties—may be a consequence of post-traumatic physical and psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The surprising role of childhood trauma in athletic success

The story of Canadian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, the first ever Olympian to win multiple medals in both the summer and winter games, is a story of triumph over adversity. Before she was hard into endurance sports, ...

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