Student athletes have the difficult task of facing the typical challenges of a college student with the added pressure to excel in their sport. The commitment, dedication, persistence, training and high expectations demanded of student athletes can take a toll and result in a high level of stress. It's important that as an athlete continues to work their muscles in physical training, that they also consider their mind and mental health in order to be successful as a student, athlete and a person.
Common challenges that student athletes may experience:
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Tips for Student-Athletes