Direct to Customer Genetic Testing & Sports Performance

Decreased costs of genetic sequencing has resulted in companies selling genetic information direct to customers (DTC) (Harris, Kelly, & Wyatt, 2013). DTC testing markets itself with a variety of services namely, ancestry testing, health testing and carrier testing (Phillips, 2016), in certain cases DTC genetic testing claims to test for the creative, musical, linguistic, and…

Psychological Resilience in Olympic Medal–Winning Coaches: A Longitudinal Qualitative Study

  Psychological resilience has been popularized within the elite athlete population for as long as we can remember. Our top-level athletes are heralded for possessing superhuman forms of mental toughness and psychological resilience when it comes to their performance and training regimes. Yet, little has been discussed in relation to high performance coaches and their…