165. A New Era...Pandemics, Zoom Fatigue, & Mental Health

165. A New Era...Pandemics, Zoom Fatigue, & Mental Health

In this episode, Sugey Gomez and I discuss:

1. How the COVID-19 pandemic affecting student-athletes?

2. The greatest impacts felt by student-athletes stem from school closures.

3. Being in the house with family members, and not getting to see friends and teammates.

Let's face it, teens have different developmental needs than adults. They're at the stage in life when they are very invested in social connections and in separating from their parents. So, COVID-19 social distancing requirements have a different emotional impact on them than on adults. Depending on their age and developmental stage, many teens have had a hard time understanding what the pandemic really means and how it impacts their world.

Stay tuned as we dive into this episode.

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