How a physical injury can affect your mental health

British sprinter James Ellington tells Man Up how a physical injury left him grappling with negative thoughts about body image and his own expectations.

Ellington, journalist Ben Zand, footballers David Cox and Olu Maintain and reality TV star Josh Denzel talk about their experiences and struggles.

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First published for Mental Health Awareness in the UK in May 2019.

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