Ultraendurance Sports: A Call to Action
By Nicolas “Nico” Silva, LMSW PhD student in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Keywords:Ultramarathon, running, swimming, triathlon, research, aging, multiday, self transcendence, olympic, world record, masters, walking, Social work, advocacy
Ultraendurance sports are becoming increasingly popular around the world and have a history and future that should not be forgotten or overlooked. Social workers are poised to support, develop, and train the next generations of athletes, coaches, families, and support systems of ultraendurance athletes. This commentary is a call to action for more research, best practice development, and advocacy for ultraendurance sports.
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