International society of sport psychology position stand: Athletes’ mental health, performance, and development

@article{Schinke2017InternationalSO,
  title={International society of sport psychology position stand: Athletes’ mental health, performance, and development},
  author={Robert J. Schinke and Natalia B. Stambulova and Gangyan Si and Zella E. Moore},
  journal={International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={622 - 639}
}
Mental health is a major resource for athletes in relation to their performance and development. Concurrently, athletes experience additional mental health risk factors compared to non-athletic population, such as high training loads, tough competitions, and a stressful lifestyle. Contemporary statistics demonstrate a substantial growth in athletes’ mental health-related problems, such as concussion, overtraining, and identity crisis. Therefore, the International Society of Sport Psychology… 
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