Sportradar Unveils New Athlete Health and Wellness Education Program

Sportradar Unveils New Athlete Health and Wellness Education Program

Sportradar, a creator of sports technology and provider of sports data to sports betting brands, leagues, and media, announced that its Integrity Services division is introducing a new Athlete Wellbeing program. The project will aid players in avoiding the detrimental mental health effects of sports betting. It targets leagues, federations, teams, and college governing organizations mainly.

 

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The education of athletes is at the forefront of the new initiative

The new initiative from Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) will emphasize prevention and education. Partners will get access to in-person seminars, taped webinars, and virtual sessions on demand. Jim Brown, head of the North American Integrity Services section at Sportradar, indicated that the corporation has a duty to assist institutions in educating players about the possible dangers of sports betting and problem gambling. In addition, he said that Sportradar was in a prime position to enhance the wider sports ecosystem. As the worldwide leader in integrity services, the introduction of this program is a logical progression in preserving the integrity of sport for everyone.

SIS has attracted a number of seasoned partners, including the supplier of counseling services Kingsbridge Behavioral Health. The firm focuses on gambling and gaming-related mental health concerns. It maintains a nationwide network of providers, making it a significant asset. Dr. Timothy Fong, co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, and Brianne Doura-Schawohl, founder of Doura-Schawohl Consulting and a specialist in preventing compulsive gambling, both participate in the Athlete Wellbeing program. After Sportradar renewed its membership in the organization, the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) also expressed support for the new project. It is the oldest organization in the United States committed to combating gambling addiction. The NCPG Executive Director, Keith S. Whyte, endorsed the Athlete Wellbeing project. Whyte said that the rapid development of legalized sports betting throughout the United States made it imperative to design and support programs to prevent gambling addiction among athletes and educate them about the risks involved. According to his conclusion, every league, sport, club, team, and school” should undertake these measures.

The Program Advances SIS’ Greater Objective

 

SIS has praised the skills of its partners and stated a strong desire to assist them in expanding their well-being initiatives. The inventor of sports technology said that its efforts will complement current mental health initiatives and enhance college anti-match-fixing instruction. The Athlete Well Being initiative is another step in SAS’s aim to safeguard the integrity of sporting competitions. For organizations such as NASCAR and the Brazilian Football Confederation, Sportstech has given teaching services and arranged seminars. If the new program is effective, it will hopefully have a good effect on the integrity concerns in the sports business.

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Lou Ramon Aguila is a contributor for Golden Casino News. He has a degree in BSBA Legal Management with great interest in high-profile legal cases involving sports personalities. An ultimate sports junkie, he covers just about everything in the sporting world with an emphasis on the NBA, NFL, and MLB. In his past time, Lou loves to read manga, watch anime and critique pro-wrestling matches.