Who am I if not an athlete?

Who am I if not an athlete?

Dr Kirsten van Heerden takes a look at the identity crisis that so many athletes face when retiring, and how that can affect their self-worth.
by: Dr Kirsten van Heerden

Why it matters that more athletes are talking about their mental health

Why it matters that more athletes are talking about their mental health

Neither the particular sport nor an athlete’s gender make someone immune from mental health concerns.
by: John Affleck

Meet The Athlete Advantage coaches: Rene Poulos

Meet The Athlete Advantage coaches: Rene Poulos

With a coaching and psychology career spanning more than 25 years, Rene Poulos is The Athlete Advantage's registered psychologist and Head Coach.
by: The Athlete Advantage

Here's why athlete retirement is so challenging

Here's why athlete retirement is so challenging

Athlete retirement is an ongoing process with no clearly defined end point. To successfully transition to life after sport, it's essential to prepare.
by: Gearoid Towey

The challenge of life beyond sport

The challenge of life beyond sport

Moving into a life beyond sport – whether intentionally or through injury – can be a very complex process that tests the resolve of many athletes.
by: Gearoid Towey

Athletes: Managing uncertain times as we battle Covid-19

Athletes: Managing uncertain times as we battle Covid-19

Unprecedented travel restrictions and event cancellations due to Covid-19 pose challenging times for athletes. Here's how to stay focused and get ahead.
by: Gearoid Towey

Retiring from elite sport? Consider seeing a psychologist

Retiring from elite sport? Consider seeing a psychologist

Seeking professional help for poor mental health isn’t easy, especially for elite athletes in times of transition. Murray’s example is a powerful lesson: don't do it alone.
by: Paul Gorczynski
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