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Female Perspective – helping transition out of sport

PARENTING – MAKING TRANSITION EASIER? In part 2 we look at one of the female perspectives in the athlete transition mix. Retirement from sport can bring a real sense of grief leaving individuals questioning who they are and where they belong in the world. A potential protective factor against this grief is parenthood. In this piece we … Continue reading Female Perspective – helping transition out of sport

Body Image Crisis after Retirement in Sport

CTL contributor Zuzana Radakovska speaks to international canoist Jana Smidakova about body image issues after retirement: It is said sports stars die twice, the first time at retirement. If you are no longer a sporting superstar, then who are you? Once athletes retire, they must be aware of physical changes and how this can affect their … Continue reading Body Image Crisis after Retirement in Sport