Athletes with disabilities face obvious challenges in competitive sports. What is less intuitive is the edge their disability sometimes provides them.
Former Falcons assistant coach Virginia Watson is hoping to turn the women’s basketball teams’ season around after it was left in the lurch by former head coach Curtis Nelson.
The inter-semester break is fast approaching, and that means the men’s and women’s basketball teams are about to have their most prolonged stretch of non-competitive action.
Despite recent criticisms around the use of cryotherapy to treat injuries calling the treatment pseudo-science, some athletes, coaches and clinics stand by their various cures.
Athletes who take supplements may not be aware they are taking unregulated pharmaceutical drugs that could be tainted, said a sports physiologist.
The physical side of sports injuries are always talked about, but never the mental side, said a Langara women’s basketball coach.