Team spirit and camaraderie are great for athletic success but also hurt individuals when they won't admit health issues and injuries. How do we change that dynamic?
He developed "myPlaybook," an online health and wellness resource for high school and college student-athletes. He is a national leader in conducting and translating research into evidence-based programming and practices aimed at promoting the health and well-being of youth and collegiate athletes. His particular interest is in helping individual athletes self-report issues relating to injuries such as concussion in an atmosphere that might overly encourage avoidance.
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