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“Can I cope?” – Mental health in adolescent elite athletes

Sport is good for you. Not only for your physical condition, but also for your mental state. This is what we have been taught by our parents, physical education teachers, coaches and popular magazines. And it is indeed well documented … Continue reading

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The day after retirement…

“Sports is the only profession I know that when you retire, you have to go to work.”  Earl Monroe If you were told that you will receive more than 35.000 Euros weekly salary, I am sure you would be thinking that … Continue reading

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Inspired by EURO stars: Talent detection in football

When watching the EURO 2012 and observing stars like Gomez (Germany), Ronaldo (Portugal), Lewandowski (Poland), or van Persie (Netherlands) perform, one cannot but ask oneself, who detected these talents in their youth? Who offered these players contracts early on in … Continue reading

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