BJSM Friday Podcast #433
BJSM Deputy Editor Dr Jane Thornton MD PhD discusses how clinicians can support athlete mental health during COVID-19. As a World Champion and former Olympic rower, Dr Thornton supports Canadian athletes who experience mental health issues. In partnership with sports psychiatrist Dr Carla Edwards, Dr Thornton produced mental health resources for athletes suffering COVID-19 anxiety. In this 25–minute podcast, Dr Thornton discusses her experiences as an Olympic athlete, how to prepare for adversity, manage fear, and reset training and competition goals.