February 2013
Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports

The Section on Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports presented at the Olympic Sports Medicine Congress in Glasgow, Scotland and Cambridge, England. Profs. Baron and Zhu gave a symposium on ADHD in Athletes, and Prof. Baron presented on Gene Doping and Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Mild TBI in Youth Athletes. The Section just completed a book, Contemporary Issues in Sports Psychiatry: A Global Perspective. The manuscript was endorsed by the WPA Executive Committee and will be published by Wiley Press, UK. The book was edited by David Baron, Claudia Reardon, and Steven Baron and chapter authors included many Section members representing eight countries. The Section has also welcomed seven new members from across the globe.

David Baron
Interim Chair, WPA Section on Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports

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