Following the recent, tragic suicide of Washington State University quarterback, Tyler Hilinski, many people are starting to address the importance of mental health awareness, particularly in sports.
ESPN Sport Science measured the physiological responses of Michigan State University’s head men’s basketball coach, Tom Izzo to determine the level of stress coaches endure during a game.
This Upworthy article highlights a Baltimore elementary school that offers meditation to students instead of traditional disciplinary methods. These practices have proven to be extremely beneficial.
Here is an excellent 4-part series about the fear of failure in sports written by Dr. Jim Taylor in which he discusses the following:
Elite tennis player Mardy Fish depicts his struggle with anxiety.
Check out the full story from The Player’s Tribune below!
Below is an inspiring write-up from the New York Times about a 100-year-old woman who enjoys running.