Dr Carl Bescoby is an injury psychologist working at the intersection of injury, health, wellbeing, and performance.
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An athlete's mental health is just as important as their physical health. In recent years, many star professional athletes have opened up about their mental health struggles and the stigma related to these struggles. They have also acknowledged the importance of looking after their mental health and well-being so that they can perform at their peak level. This course explores the mental health challenges athletes face and how we, as clinicians, can help athletes by ensuring that mental well-being remains a priority.
This course aims to create increased awareness of mental health and well-being in athlete and sports settings.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.