Lend An Ear Sport – 6 issues that are a “Rising Problem” in Sport

Nov 29, 13 Lend An Ear Sport – 6 issues that are a “Rising Problem” in Sport

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It`s no secret that over the last few years we have seen an increase in to the following problems in sport –     Depression Anxiety Burnout Gambling Psychology issues when injured Retirement “If you’re suffering, if you feel like your back is against the wall, just say it to someone, even the dog.”...

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Jonny Wilkinson – the physical and mental battle of a sporting hero

Nov 26, 13 Jonny Wilkinson – the physical and mental battle of a sporting hero

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Since the beginning of my sporting career I have experienced highs and lows but after riding a wave of success in my rugby career, my world came crashing down when I was hit by multiple injuries, which left me unable to compete in the game that is my entire life. It all came to a head in 2005, when after choosing to ignore the...

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Depression in College Athletes – Responding to the Rise

Nov 13, 13 Depression in College Athletes – Responding to the Rise

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A new study indicates that college athletes may be at an increased risk form depression today, far more than earlier generations. The study, published by Sports Health was conducted at the Georgetown University Medical Center, revealed that depression levels were twice as high in current athletes compared to former college athletes...

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Gambling In Football: Kevin Davies Reveals Just How Rife Betting Is Inside “The Changing Rooms”.

Nov 11, 13 Gambling In Football: Kevin Davies Reveals Just How Rife Betting Is Inside “The Changing Rooms”.

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With over 700 career appearances under his belt, Kevin Davies has seen it all. Now he tells us of the dangers gambling poses to footballer  Is gambling becoming a really serious problem within football players daily lives? According to former Manchester United star Keith Gillespie`s and now former Blackburn and Bolton Wanders...

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Gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’ – GPA admit

Nov 11, 13 Gambling amongst GAA players a ‘continuing worry’ – GPA admit

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GAMBLING ISSUES ARE responsible for a third of the calls made to the Gaelic Players Association’s helpline since  the service was established in 2010. Fintan O`Toole from www.thescore.thejournal.ie  describes how Tyrone’s All – star nominee Cathal McCarron has become the latest inter-county star to struggle with the problem...

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