Safe Sport News

As part of the growing Safe Sport topic, our members continue to research and publish their work.

You can find some of our members’ Safe Sport related work below:

“I feel (un)safe when…” What athletes have to say about high performance culture

  • In this article, researchers present their findings about Canadian high performance athletes’ perspectives on safe and unsafe sport environments, as well as recommendations for changes
  • Athletes identified coach behaviour, teammate or fellow athlete behaviour, lack of resources and an inattentive sport system as key factors contributing to unsafe sporting environments
  • Implementing initiatives to target these issues can support the shift to a safer sport environment (for example, requiring coaches to undertake self-awareness and self-regulation training that promotes safe coach behaviour)

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