Athlete Mindset

This is a special episode from the flagship show on SportsEpreneur: “The Sports Backdrop”
Sports got us together in the first place, but in this podcast, sports are the backdrop for way bigger conversations!
This is a conversation on the simplification of sports science, a story on bullying, and sleep.
You can find “The Sports Backdrop” on your podcast player of choice.
In this episode, sports scientist Dr. Erik Korem joins The Sports Backdrop. With his extensive background in collegiate football, the NFL, and as the founder of AIM7, Dr. Korem offers practical, scientifically grounded tips for everyday wellness improvement.
Topics discussed in The Sports Backdrop Podcast | Sports Science, Bullying, Sleep with Dr. Erik Korem:
  • College football at Texas A&M and adapting to a coaching change.
  • Overcoming challenges in his college career with the “chopping wood” mentality.
  • Personal encounter with bullying and its life-long impact.
  • The power of enforcing your will to achieve goals.
  • Making sense of the vast world of biohacking.
  • Easy, everyday steps to improve physical fitness.
  • The pros and cons of wearable tech.
  • Importance of taking breaks for overall wellbeing.
  • Why he creates, appears on, and shares podcast content.
  • Simple tips for better sleep.
Wrapping up:
  • digital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: SportsE
  • want to create impactful content: KazCM
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Creators & Guests

Lisa Bonta Sumii
Athlete Mental Health & Performance| Oakland Roots SC|CEO & Founder of AthMindset®|Published Author|Pro Podcaster & Guest|Speaker: Tedx, Keynote, International|Listed -NFLPA Directory, USOPC Registry, MLR Directory
SportsE Media is a digital sports media brand & production co for executives & entrepreneurs engaged in sports.

What is Athlete Mindset?

This is the Athlete Mindset podcast. Presented and produced by SportsEpreneur. Part of the KazSource Podcast Network.
And this podcast is all about mental health in sports.

This podcast series is a space for conversations with athletes, coaches, practitioners, and stakeholders in sports. And it’s where those individuals share their perspectives, experiences, and thoughts on mental health in sports.

Hosted by Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW

Eric Kasimov, Founder of KazSource and the creator of SportsE Media, is generously hosting the Athlete Mindset podcast on his platform as he deeply believes these conversations are essential and deserve to be prioritized.

If you are looking to start a podcast or create original content, you have to talk with the team at SportsE Media. I work with them and I vouch for them. It’s that simple.

About Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW

Lisa is a mental health therapist with over 21 years of clinical experience, licensed in both CA and NV. She is a private practice clinician and the CEO and Founder of AthMindset, LLC.

Lisa supports the elite athlete to achieve optimal mental health and peak mental sport performance. She works with adolescent sport teams, collegiate student-athletes, Olympians/Olympic hopefuls, as well as professional athletes and teams.

Lisa is the first-ever Mental Health & Sport Performance Specialist for the Oakland Roots Sports Club. The Roots are a men’s professional soccer team and purpose-driven club. Seeing the elite athlete as a multidimensional human, navigating various roles and identities, is integral to Lisa’s approach. Focusing on the role that interpersonal trauma, culture, race, gender, and sexual orientation play as the athlete navigates life on and off the field, is at the center of her work.

Lisa is listed in the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s Mental Health Registry and the National Football League Player Association’s Clinician Directory.

Lisa is often an invited podcast guest and conference speaker. Besides hosting the Athlete Mindset podcast on the SportsE+ podcast platform. She spoke at TEDxWilmington on the intersection of race, mental health, and sport.

She has been featured in Time Magazine, Teen Vogue, BBC World News, and Women’s Health Magazine.
AthMindset, LLC, supports the mental health of the elite athlete and their ecosystem. This includes serving the spouses/partners, family members, coaches, teams, referees/umpires, agents, and athletic trainers, with clinical services and sport performance consultation.

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