Exploring the close links between the skillsets required to excel in Powerlifting and those commonly utilised by Occupational Therapists with OTreference.
Heather Connor is one of the strongest powerlifters in the world. She has also battled anxiety and post-traumatic stress for a large part of her life.
I recently talked with a fellow coach on the topic of athletes who “aren’t motivated to change/work/push”. This coach described the feeling as “a failure”, because they were unable to “get the athlete to commit to their goals”. The orientation of the discussion, lead me to think about motivation and behaviour change. I then unpacked […]