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What stress does to the body – and how practice can help athletes react better under pressure

Emma Raducanu was forced to retire after having trouble regulating her breathing. Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Jamie Barker

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Loughborough University

Andrew Wilkinson

PhD Candidate, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Loughborough University

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