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How Olympic and Paralympic Athletes are Adjusting with the Help of Sport Psychology during the Coronavirus Outbreak

By AASP
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Around the world, sport psychology professionals are actively listening and showing empathy to create a safe space for athletes, coaches, and teams as they process the premature ending of their seasons and begin to cope with an unknown future.

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AASP Mental Health Awareness Month Challenge

By AASP
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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and as many seek support during the COVID-19 pandemic, join AASP for a two-week Mental Health Challenge!

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Motivating Your Kids During COVID-19 Homeschooling

By Michael Huber
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Parents and kids alike have been thrust into a unique situation as a result of COVID-19 school closings. Without organized sports and teachers to keep our kids active and educated, parents are finding themselves wearing many new hats. Try these tips to engage and motivate your kids as we all stay safe at home.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips for Athletes, Coaches, Parents, and the Sport Community 

By AASP
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Everyone in the sport community is feeling the impact of COVID-19. AASP wants you to remember we are all in this together, and has compiled a list of resources and tips to help keep you updated, cope with feelings of stress, and keep you safe.

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Effective Communication in Critical Sport Moments: Key Principles and Cultural Considerations for Coaches

By Karen Lo
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Effective coaches embody a combination of sport knowledge, management skills, emotional intelligence, and, perhaps most importantly, effective communication. Here are three things to consider before speaking to your team during a critical sport moment.

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A Thousand Little Cuts: Addressing Microaggressions in Sport

By Leeja Carter, Carlos Davila
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When athletes don’t feel included and safe, they can redefine sporting environments as spaces that don’t value them, potentially impacting performance. To create a safe space, enable continued participation and enjoyment in sport, and positively impact performance, it is important for sport professionals to be knowledgeable about microaggressions.

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