Mental health management of elite athletes during COVID-19: a narrative review and recommendations


Elite athletes (defined as professional, Olympic/Paralympic or collegiate) suffer from many mental health symptoms and disorders at rates equivalent to or exceeding those of non-athletes.1 The COVID-19 pandemic has created new mental health stressors for everyone; for athletes, these have been addressed in recent publications.2–5 However, the pandemic’s impact on management of mental health symptoms and disorders in athletes has received little scholarly attention. Management in general for athletes has focused on the cardiac complications, screening for asymptomatic disease, and return to sport, incorporating hygiene measures.6–8 Here, we delineate management considerations for mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes. Options for management in elite athletes during the pandemic span various treatment modalities, inclusive of community-based or outpatient psychotherapy, outpatient pharmacotherapy and higher levels of care,9 all of which are addressed in this article. It is likely that these considerations will hold relevance into the foreseeable future given anticipated

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Gym Equipment Maintenance – NordicTrack Elite 1300

NordicTrack is a well-recognized company which became famous for the skiing equipment which they manufactured a number of years ago. Subsequently, they started to concentrate on fitness equipment overall. As the company enlarged, they included the most modern day proficiency and style into their equipment production plans. These plans manifested into the most greatest exercise equipment which was calculated to supply the greatest exercises in the least quantity of time. One excellent piece of equipment from this enterprise is the NordicTrack Elite 1300 elliptical-a money-making deal with the proper gym equipment maintenance to preserve it at top performance.

Outstanding Features of the NordicTrack Elite 1300

This marvellous piece of gym equipment is filled with excellent features. It is a strong and hard-wearing machine that can hold a user weight capacity of 350 lbs. It extends a selection of 15 one touch exercise programs to the individual. One touch means that … Read More