Dr. Sharleen Hoar, mental performance lead at the Canadian Sports Institute Pacific who’s worked with both aspiring and Olympic athletes, discusses how sports psychology is key to performance, team dynamics and competitive drive. Dr. Hoar goes on to explain how the mental game is even more important in a post-covid world, what challenges athletes currently face and how issues of mental health have impacted stars such as Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka in this stressful time.
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