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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Priority needs to be given to athletes’ mental health

Editorial: Priority needs to be given to athletes’ mental health

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan December 7, 2022
For athletes, mental health is typically taboo. A coach will likely tell players, “Get your head in the game!”
As studies toward athlete mental health are on the rise, the college works to bring in trained mental performance consultants to support varsity teams.

College invests in sport psychology programs for athletes

By Tess Ferguson, Staff Writer December 6, 2022
Mental performance consultants at the college, who are professionally trained in athletic psychology, are largely aiding student-athletes in developing mental, life and self-regulatory skills.
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