Psychological resilience is an important construct that can enhance athletic performance and foster valuable life skills. That is the point of sports, correct, to foster life skills of hard work and resilience… By developing psychological resilience athletes learn to use positive adaptations to adversity and stressors in the athletic arena and ultimately develop personal growth.
Have you or a friend/family member experienced a severe injury while playing the sport they love? Yeah, my daughter too. In the past 2-3 years the amount of conversations I have had with other athletes and athlete moms regarding injuries has substantially increased. Something has to be done for our female athletes to help prevent…