Adoration and Abuse: How virtual maltreatment harms athletes
This source preferred by Emma Kavanagh
Authors: Parry, K.D., Kavanagh, E. and Jones, I.
Publisher: The Conversation
Athletes are increasingly viewed as celebrities and adored by millions. This adoration takes place not only within sports grounds, but now also in online environments. However, the increased virtual presence of athletes continues to have a darker side. The article explores the impact of virtual maltreatment on athletes and highlights the need for greater protection in online environments.