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dc.contributor.author MacIntyre, Tadhg E.
dc.contributor.author Jones, Marc
dc.contributor.author Brewer, Britton W.
dc.contributor.author Van Raalte, Judy
dc.contributor.author O'Shea, Deirdre
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Paul J.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-07T09:53:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-07T09:53:55Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6237
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Mental health is a global societal challenge. Sport, more specifically, elite sport, offers a potential window into the mental health challenges of young people. We initiated this research topic by proposing that explanations for mental health disturbance in sport predominantly based on training load (e.g., mental health model, Raglin, 2001), overlooked the potential organizational stressors in the high performance sport environment and did not adequately account for sportrelated issues, including the consequences of injury, for non-normative transitions out of sport (Brewer and Redmond, 2017). In parallel with articles published in this research topic, recent research has advanced our knowledge of the prevalence of psychological disorders in elite sport, highlighting mental health issues among elite sport performers (e.g., Rice et al., 2016; Gouttebarge et al., 2017; Hagiwara et al., 2017). In light of this contemporary research, the present research topic on “Mental health challenges in elite sport: Balancing risk with reward” in Frontiers in Psychologymakes a contribution with 17 articles comprising original research, reviews, perspective features, and an abundance of commentaries on this important topic. Depression was a foremost concern highlighted in the articles included in this research topic, which was investigated with novel methodological approaches. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Frontiers Media en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Frontiers in Psychology;8:1892
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01892
dc.rights This Document is Protected by copyright and was first published by Frontiers. All rights reserved. it is reproduced with permission. en_US
dc.subject mental health en_US
dc.subject sport psychology en_US
dc.subject stigma en_US
dc.subject psychological literacy en_US
dc.subject green exercise en_US
dc.subject depression en_US
dc.subject sport injury en_US
dc.title Editorial: Mental health challenges in elite sport: balancing risk with reward en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01892
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2731206


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