Youth Sports Stress: Why Athletes Are Stressed, And What's Causing It
If you had to guess the #1 concern of college athletes, what would you say? It’s not concussions. It’s not injury. For most college athletes, mental health, which really can be described as stress in this case, is more concerning than all else. But what causes stress to athletes, and, at the youth level?
In this podcast, marriage and family therapist Ann DeWitt shares her key insights on sports-related stress. Ann discusses why making certain mistakes in sports is good, why single sport specialization raises a lot of concerns, and how to know when a sport has taken over a young athlete’s life. Listen in!
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