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Mental Health in Equestrian Sport

Hannah Butler-Coyne, Vaithehy Shanmuganathan-Felton, and Jamie Taylor

Sport participation has well-established physical and mental health benefits ( Biddle & Mutrie, 2008 ; Daley, 2008 ). Conversely, and as associated within the athlete population, intense exercise and physical activity has been found to compromise mental health with suggestion of increased

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Mental Health Services for Canadian University Student-Athletes: An Exploratory Survey

Sara L. Giovannetti, Jessica R.G. Robertson, Heather L. Colquhoun, and Cindy K. Malachowski

Mental health is a growing public health problem in university students ( Bayram & Bilgel, 2008 ; Ibrahim, Kelly, Adams, & Glazebrook, 2013 ; Lageborn, Ljung, Vaez, & Dahlin, 2017 ; Storrie, Ahern, & Tuckett, 2010 ). University students are often at an increased risk for mental health issues due

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The Level of Mental Health Literacy Among Athletic Staff in Intercollegiate Sport

Philp Sullivan, Jessica Murphy, and Mishka Blacker

information, individuals are aware that they benefit from understanding the importance of symptom recognition, early intervention, and prevention of physical illness or injury ( Jorm, 2012 ). Unfortunately, the benefits to having this level of understanding and awareness in regard to mental health are much

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Controlled Evaluation of an Optimization Approach to Mental Health and Sport Performance

Brad Donohue, Yulia Gavrilova, Marina Galante, Elena Gavrilova, Travis Loughran, Jesse Scott, Graig Chow, Christopher P. Plant, and Daniel N. Allen

; Sundgot-Borgen & Torstveit, 2004 ). There is support to suggest specialized mental health interventions are warranted in athletes ( Donohue et al., 2016 ). Indeed, athletes have been indicated to experience unique stressors ( Gulliver, Griffiths, & Chrisenisen, 2012 ; Schwenk, 2003 ), they are

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“Someone to Talk to”: Influence of Player Welfare Provision on Mental Health in Professional Rugby League Players

Susanna Kola-Palmer, Samantha Buckley, Gabrielle Kingston, Jonathan Stephen, Alison Rodriguez, Nicole Sherretts, and Kiara Lewis

Common mental health disorders (CMDs) include different types of depression and anxiety disorders ( Stansfeld et al., 2016 ). They are associated with a range of emotional, cognitive, behavioural and physical symptoms, and cause substantial emotional distress and interfere with daily function. They

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Development of the Sport Mental Health Continuum—Short Form (Sport MHC-SF)

Brian J. Foster and Graig M. Chow

) developed the Mental Health Continuum, currently referred to as the Mental Health Continuum—Long Form (MHC-LF). The measure consists of 40 items, including seven items measuring subjective well-being, six 3-item subscales measuring the six dimensions of psychological well-being, and five 3-item subscales

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Empirical Development of a Screening Method to Assist Mental Health Referrals in Collegiate Athletes

Bradley Donohue, Marina Galante, Julia Maietta, Bern Lee, Nina Paul, Joanne E. Perry, Arianna Corey, and Daniel N. Allen

comparable to, or higher than, their non-athlete peers (see Donohue, Gavrilova, Galante, Gavrilova et al., 2018 ; Reardon & Factor, 2010 ; Rice et al., 2016 ), who between the ages of 18–36 years have a 30% annual incidence of mental health issues ( U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012

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Professional Footballers’ Association Counselors’ Perceptions of the Role Long-Term Injury Plays in Mental Health Issues Presented by Current and Former Players

Misia Gervis, Helen Pickford, and Thomas Hau

Literature Review Although the prevalence or risk of mental health problems faced by current or former professional footballers is comparable to ( Rice et al., 2016 ) or if not greater than ( Gouttebarge, Frings-Dresen, & Sluiter, 2015 ; McManus, Bebbington, Jenkins, & Brugha, 2016 ; van Ramele

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Life on an Emotional Roller Coaster: NFL Players and Their Family Members’ Perspectives on Player Mental Health

Sarah A. McGraw, Christopher R. Deubert, Holly Fernandez Lynch, Alixandra Nozzolillo, Lauren Taylor, and I. Glenn Cohen

liability. These physical and financial realities can cause NFL players significant mental and emotional stress. In order to better understand issues affecting the lives of NFL players, we conducted a qualitative interview study with players and family members, covering a wide range of topics. Mental health

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Mental Health and Organized Youth Sport

Stewart A. Vella

The World Health Organization defines mental health as a state of well-being in which individuals realize their own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and can make a contribution to their communities ( World Health Organization, 2004