Athletes are under continuous strain and pressure to perform well both on and off the field and mindfulness meditation can aid an athletes game. Whether it be doing well during practice sessions or winning during important matches.
Often athletes go through a great deal of psychological and physiological turmoil. This can have a great impact on their performance and more often than not lead to psychosomatic injuries. Athletes tend to over train and spend hours perfecting each stroke and movement. This could lead to over exertion and burnout which are evident through certain psychosomatic symptoms that the athletes tackle. It is crucial to first and foremost delve into what is classified as a psychosomatic symptom?