The impact of social media use on young athletes' body image

Last updated: 02 Feb 2024 Topics: Athlete wellbeing Online safety Photographing children
In this podcast episode, we chat to Rebecca Wood, Swim England Talent and Events Welfare Officer and Carole Billington-Wood, NSPCC CPSU Senior Consultant about the effects of social media use on young people's wellbeing. 
We look at how young athletes are using social media to gain exposure for their sport, the impact of online abuse and what sports organisations and professionals can do to support young athletes online. 

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Mel Nienartowicz – Host, NSPCC CPSU
Carole Billington-Wood - Senior Consultant, NSPCC CPSU
Rebecca Wood - Talent & Events Welfare Officer, Swim England