Michigan v. Michigan State: Rivalry for Sexual Abuse Scandals

Michigan v. Michigan State: Rivalry for Sexual Abuse Scandals

College athletes at Division I universities are some of the most talented individuals in the country. They dedicate hours of their time each day playing their sport, nourishing their bodies, and maintaining their health. Many of them have experienced the overwhelming...
The Hope of Post-traumatic Growth: After the Nightmare is Over, Trauma Survivors May Experience Profound Positive Changes

The Hope of Post-traumatic Growth: After the Nightmare is Over, Trauma Survivors May Experience Profound Positive Changes

Traumatic events haunt some people for their entire lives. Survivors who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may relive the trauma through flashbacks and dreams; they may struggle with their relationships and in their jobs; they may numb their emotions...
Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic struggles with relationships, jobs, and physical and emotional health. And...
Ohio State University Complicit in Sexual Abuse of Athletes

Ohio State University Complicit in Sexual Abuse of Athletes

Investigation Reveals Sports Team Doctor Violated Students for Decades Student athletes called him “Dr. Jelly Paws” and described examinations with him as a kind of hazing. Coaches and school officials knew of his reputation for lingering in locker rooms; some heard...
Victim Training: The Culpability of Youth Sports Organizations in Childhood Sexual Abuse

Victim Training: The Culpability of Youth Sports Organizations in Childhood Sexual Abuse

Every day of the week we see them: parents shuttling their kids to and from sports practice, cheering them on at games, celebrating their victories and comforting them in their defeats. We encourage and support our children’s athletic endeavors, hoping their...