Alberta Athlete Scholarships
Lethbridge Sport Council
Scholarships are vital to many students and student-athletes; they allow more time to be spent on their studies and their sport. Scholarships are tailored to award students that meet the expected criteria whether that be grades, background, program of study, or even athletic achievement.
Education and Career Opportunities in Sport
Lethbridge Sport Council
A career in the field of sport and recreation is often appealing to athletes. There are many post-secondary programs and careers within this field that are beyond physical education and kinesiology. This resource is a list of universities and colleges in Alberta offering programs with a focus on sport and recreation.
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport: What Coaches Need to Know
Mary Cain, a former record-breaking phenom, made a different type of headline when she spoke up about the pressure she faced to lose weight that caused her to disappear from the running scene (Cain, 2019). Cain’s willingness to speak up started a social media movement that brought to the public’s attention the cost of under-fuelling to an athlete’s physical and mental health.
The organization has created resources to build and formalize athlete feedback mechanisms across the sport system. As a result of strengthening strategic partnerships both within and outside of the system, AthletesCAN has continued to pioneer innovative ways to ensure inclusive decision-making by informing, educating, and advocating for an athlete-centered sport system.
Some Say Suck it Up, We Say Huddle Up
Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI)
The SAMHI is an organization dedicated to promoting wellness and mental health, and supporting student athletes who may suffer from a mental health problem or illness.
Working with LGBTQ+ Athletes and Coaches
Coaching Association of Canada
The resource aims to make sport a more welcoming place for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and two-spirited.
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Athlete 365 is a collection of resources dedicated to help you stay mentally fit. From in-depth expert analyses to personal athlete stories, our Mentally Fit initiative is guaranteed to have something useful for you.
Long Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity - 3.0
Sport for Life
This resource provides a framework for the development of every child, youth, and adult to enable optimal participation in sport and physical activity. The objective of the framework is to promote both sporting excellence at the highest international level and life-long engagement in health-enhancing physical activity. This third edition brings a number of important updates and enhancements.