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How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

Exercise
Science of Us
June 29, 2016

When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Intermountain’s challenge to young people encourages healthful lifestyles

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HealthCare News
June 27 2016

A creative public outreach campaign targeting children and teens features engaging activities and tech.

 

Meet the Sports Psychologist Training the Minds of the NBA’s Top Draft Prospects

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Vice
June 23 2016

No man becomes an app naturally, but Betchart’s route to becoming a one-man mental-health brand was exceptionally roundabout.

 

Focusing on mental health issues among athletes

Focusing on mental health issues among athletes

The Post and Courier
Jun 8 2016

Calling it “one of the toughest times I’ve had to endure in my life,” University of Washington wide receiver Isaiah Renfro quit football last week to fully recover from depression and anxiety.

Fighting to end the mental health stigma

Fighting to end the mental health stigma

Truro Daily News
June 15, 2016

Mind Games: Stigma, Submission, Fire will bring 18 submission fighters together for the Saturday evening event that will raise awareness and funds for mental health.

BURN-OUT

Competitive Edge
Athlete burnout; the relationship between fun and burnout; and how to overcome burnout – articles from a past issue of the Mental Toughness Newsletter.

Mental Health Initiatives for Athletes Still Few and Far Between

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Moods Magazine
Monday, April 18, 2016

When we start realizing that athletes have lives and cares outside of their professional sports, we begin to address mental health needs holistically (includes a plug for Hockey Talks!).