Injury and Depression: What Every Coach & Sports Medicine Specialist Should Know

Nov 07, 13 Injury and Depression: What Every Coach & Sports Medicine Specialist Should Know

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Depression is an area of mental health that has arguably gained the most attention in recent times especially in relation to athletes. There are a variety of reasons why an athlete may battle with depression, but this article will focus on the vulnerability to depression as a result of an injury. Sport Psychologist Rebecca Symes...

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Life after Sport: Depression in the Retired Athlete

Nov 06, 13 Life after Sport: Depression in the Retired Athlete

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It is often said that a sports star will die twice, the first time at retirement. For elite athletes who have dedicated their lives to sport, what happens when your time comes to an end, if you aren’t an athlete, then who are you? Emma Vickers who recently graduated from Nottingham Trent University with 1st class honours in...

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Tennis Player Heather Watson – “when you win, everybody’s your friend and when you don’t, it’s not just you beating yourself up it’s other people”

Nov 02, 13 Tennis Player Heather Watson – “when you win, everybody’s your friend and when you don’t, it’s not just you beating yourself up it’s other people”

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Heather Watson: I had worries, depression, and didn’t want to play tennis any more Exclusive interview: Heather Watson explains why she is at a low-key event in Devon trying to rebuild her confidence after returning to tennis from her battle with glandular fever.   It is the biggest week of the sporting year in...

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