Previous studies have shown several risk factors that can affect immune function and increase the risk of illness, such as upper respiratory infections (URIs) in athletes. These include "intensified training in the winter; long-haul travel; low energy availability; high levels of psychological stress and anxiety; and depression." 

So how do we help our athletes? Walsh provides several evidence-based recommendations on how to help patients cope with these stressors.

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