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By On August 5th, 2016

Olympians Speak Out About Eating Disorders and Body Image

Body image can be a difficult issue for anyone. Teenagers and adults frequently struggle with body image because of the societal pressures and everyday life. When you’re an Olympic swimmer, the pressure can be even more intense. U.S. Olympians Misty Hyman and Maya DiRado spoke recently to USA Today about the pressures swimmers can feel from…

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By On February 5th, 2014

Olympic Athletes and the Risks of the Games

Excitement is building with the start of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games just around the corner.  There are families around the world who will be watching the Games with excitement – and anxiety.  Traumatic brain injuries are not uncommon to the Games – summer and winter.  In 2010 while preparing for the Games in Canada,…

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