COVID-19 and its impact on players’ mental health


  • E. Paul Roetert United States Tennis Association
  • Lydia Bell
  • Brian Hainline



COVID-19, mental, health, players


In the United States, collegiate sport is intimately tied to American Higher Education. In other words, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student-athletes are first and foremost students, and the NCAA governance is interwoven with higher education governance. While the structure of typical student life may evolve over time, and while student-athletes, like other students who are pursuing passions beyond the traditional classroom and invest intensely in the development of their unique skills, being a student is and will continue to be an essential function of being a student-athlete.


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How to Cite

Roetert, E. P. ., Bell , L. ., & Hainline, B. . (2020). COVID-19 and its impact on players’ mental health. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 28(81), 27–29.