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A significant contribution to a reflective understanding of athlete transitions in sport
Transitions in sport can be more or less predictable or even planned; either way those are critical times in the development of athletes’ careers. This is the subject of Deborah Agnew’s edited collection Athlete Transitions into Retirement: Experiences in Elite Sport and Options for Effective Support (Routledge). Christian Augustsson’s creditable review highlights several important contributions to the book and the research field, that show the complexity of the process and the need for support for athletes.
Performance Enhancement & Health, Vol. 7, 2019, Issue 1–2
Performance enhancement may be linked to productivity, identity, social capital or pleasure, while health is envisaged broadly as absence of disease, optimal functioning, and well-being. Performance Enhancement & Health (PEH) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that critically explores the health implications of pharmacological, genetic, psychological and other technological enhancements of the human being.