Over the past few years, we have heard the resounding refrain of professional athletes being more than just athletes. When thinking about protecting the possibilities of athletes, it’s important to acknowledge their humanity and the fact that athletes are not simply robots. In this episode, Luke explores the decision of Naomi Osaka withdrawing from the French Open due to a desire to protect her mental health. 

To listen to Luke’s previous podcast about mental health in sports with Dr. Victor Kidd, go to episode 30 or click here.

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