The Mental Health Stigma in Sports

Mental health in sports has been a stigma since the beginning of time.  Athletes are told to be mentally tough and are seen as weak if they show any emotion.  Ten to fifteen percent of athletes experience psychological issues severe enough to warrant counseling.  Why does mental health matter?  A lot of the time athletesContinue reading “The Mental Health Stigma in Sports”

The Human Side of Sports

Hello everyone!  My name is Kayla Santiago and I am 19 years old.  I am a sophomore double majoring in Sports Communication and Media, and Journalism, with a minor in Psychology of Sport and Exercise. I grew up in a sports household.  The Phillies, Sixers and Eagles were always on the television and I wasContinue reading “The Human Side of Sports”

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