Annie Sparrow, MD, professor of population health, science, and policy, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai.
Leana Wen, public health policy professor, George Washington University.
The Washington Post: “Michael Phelps says Olympians face greater mental health risks. Does the USOPC care?” “Naomi Osaka breaks her silence in new essay, saying her intention ‘was never to inspire revolt,’ ” “Olympians are crying out about their mental health challenges. We should listen.”
Akron Beacon Journal: “Olympic athletes open up about suicide, depression in new doc.”
Time: “Naomi Osaka: ‘It’s O.K. Not to Be O.K.,’ ” “The 100 Most Influential People of 2020,” “Meet 6 Heroes Who Helped Battle COVID-19 Before Competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.”
NikkeiAsia.com: “Mental health of athletes becomes concern at pandemic Olympics.”
International Olympic Committee: “Ahead of Naomi Osaka’s Olympic debut, IOC & Osaka unveil inspiring first-person narrative, challenging stereotypes and embracing differences,” “Joint statement by the IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan.”
NHCPS.com: “You Won’t Believe These 10 Athletes With Health Issues.”
Olympics.com: “Tackling mental health in Olympic sport.”
Verywellhealth.com: “10 Famous Olympic Athletes Diagnosed With Cancer.”
Olypica.ca: “Team Canada athletes share their mental health challenges.”
Healthline: “Famous Athletes Who Battled Disease.”
The New England Journal of Medicine: “Protecting Olympic Participants from Covid-19 — The Urgent Need for a Risk-Management Approach.
”CNN: “US health experts say Tokyo Olympics plans not informed by ‘best scientific evidence’ ”
ESPN: “How Olympic marathoner Molly Seidel found a way to run again.”
Running magazine: “Molly Seidel says eating disorder remains a struggle.”
CTV News: “Canadian diver Imbeau-Dulac battled eating disorder ahead of London Olympics.”
WBUR: “The Comeback Story Of Olympic Swimmer Dara Torres.”
IVXhealth.com: “Olympic athletes who compete despite chronic illness.”
Lupus.org: “Shannon Boxx: I want a cure.”