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Coaching Strategies for Helping Adolescent Athletes Cope with Stress
Jenelle N. Gilbert, Wade Gilbert, & Cynthia Morawski
This article discusses the various sources of athlete stress and the strategies that coaches can use to help young athletes cope with it. The information is based on a study with a competitive adolescent soccer team and its two coaches, and a review of the coaching and sport psychology literature. The suggested coaching strategies can help to alleviate athlete stress and may ultimately make participation in sports a more positive experience for coaches and athletes alike.
Article category: Coaching