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Health and Wellbeing- Sport Psychology

What are the relationships between mental health, eating, and aggressiveness patterns that someone might note as indicators of more serious problems when working with an athlete?

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. I suggest using this outline:

1. The factors - what do they all mean 100 words
2. Overall effect on athlete - 100 words
3. Approaches - 100 words

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Athlete Health and Well-being

Athletes are always challenged by the need to perform and to achieve; after all, they continually compete with other athletes who are aiming for the same goals as they are. On TV, we see superstar athletes in basketball and football, for example. The pressure is high on each of them to do well, to perform not only for the monetary rewards but for pride and glory. Thus, it is important for the athletes to be healthy mentally - this means having a clear mind, capable of focusing and utilising psychological techniques and skills to overcome fear and negative emotions. They must eat ...

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The relationships between mental health, eating and aggressiveness patterns that someone might note as indicators of a more serious problem when working with an athlete are examined.

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