Tag Archives: youth sports

Children with disabilities and the role of exercise in their life

Through several articles in this blog, I have tried to support the importance of physical activity and exercise in our life. More specifically, in one of my previous articles I tried to show the enormous impact of electronic smart devices … Continue reading

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“Wearing the same shirts doesn’t make a team” – the phenomenon of team cohesion in sports

What is this so-called team cohesion that everyone is talking about in the field of sport lately? As the above quote states, it is apparently not enough to be wearing the same t-shirts, to have the same team name and … Continue reading

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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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Sudden death in athletes and a promising prevention strategy

The majority of posts in this blog are related to health, physical activity and athletic performance enhancement. Throughout the last two years we have sought to reveal and promote several physical and mental techniques targeting sport participation, athletic performance optimization … Continue reading

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Being a talent or being a fighter? Take your pick!

Recently, while conducting an interview with a professional athlete for my master thesis research I heard something very interesting. Specifically, when reflecting on the development from amateur into elite levels of sports, my interviewee said the following: ‘From an early … Continue reading

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