Award winning academician aiming to give local athletes a mental boost

PETALING JAYA: A lecturer of sports psychology from Kelantan, who received a top international award in his field, is hoping to use his expertise to boost the performance of local athletes.

Universiti Sains Malaysia's Assoc Prof Dr Garry Kuan said there was a need to promote better mental health among local athletes, as about 40% of them experience psychological issues, with the most common being anxiety and depression.

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