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Feature: Emotional Recovery after Injury

Depression After Injury: The Road to Emotional Recovery for Athletes The following article was published on TheFix.com . The Fix has been one of our featured resources on Crossing the Line since we started. This article focuses on the challenges many athletes face when sidelined through injury. Athletes may face anxiety, depression, eating disorders or substance abuse … Continue reading Feature: Emotional Recovery after Injury

Feature: German research on athlete depression

Research shows that individual athletes are more prone to depression The Guardian carried an article today about research in from the Technical University of Munich that was presented at a recent conference in Cardiff. It offered multiple insights into what we have long since believed at CTL. The research into this area of sport is … Continue reading Feature: German research on athlete depression

Feature: Finding balance after the pain

Through the pain of depression, a top cyclist finds balance. This article first appeared as “Mental as Anything” on Lizzie William’s blog. Lizzie is an Australian international cyclist who has had her share of ups and downs – on and off the bike.  With permission, we have published it here for the benefit of the athlete community. … Continue reading Feature: Finding balance after the pain

Feature: Changing Lanes and using “Failure”

Changing Lanes. Using “Failure” Anthony Burke – Former international track and field athlete For the most part, I actually did alright in sport.  I won titles, made friends, travelled the world and enjoyed many wonderful experiences.  But a driven mind is often more programmed for a relentless quest to do better, rather than resting on … Continue reading Feature: Changing Lanes and using “Failure”