RELEASE DATE 5/16/2023
This book discusses the historical systemic framework that aesthetic sports exhibit and provides guidance on how to create an environment that assures the safety of our youth.
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What People Have To Say About Promoting Athlete Welfare in Aesthetic Sports
Gymnast Consultant & NCAA Head Coach
"Promoting Athletic Welfare in Aesthetic Sports is a must read for parents and coaches of young athletes who are considering traveling the path of highly competitive/elite gymnastics or figure skating. Aimie persuasively discusses the historical systemic framework that these sports exhibit and gives recommendations for much needed change. She brings into light the inherent dark side of the sport(s) which only serves to educate and initiate steps forward towards a safer sport for those just beginning to find love and joy in these alluring sports."
Every athlete has the right to ‘safe sport’, which is defined as, “an athletic environment that is respectful, equitable, and free from all forms of non-accidental violence,” (Mountjoy et al., 2016, p. 1019). Therefore, it is critical that athlete welfare is taken into consideration. Click here to learn more!