Dr. Borgia is a clinical psychologist and sports psychologist, and a former world-class cyclist. She graduated in psychology science at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan. She holds a master in clinical psychology and community interventions from the same University. After her master, she continued to pursue her interest in psychology in sports and graduated from the annual advanced course in sports psychology at the University SUISM of Turin. She currently works as a freelancer in the field of sports and is a lecturer in sports psychology at the study center of the Italian Cycling Federation (FCI). She is a certified expert in physical preparation with the Italian National Olympic Committee in Rome and continues her studies to be able to give athletes all-round support.
5/12/2017 | Elisabetta Borgia
What kind of person uses doping? It’s a weakness in somebody who looks for tricks and frills. A person who has so little regard for himself that he thinks he is incapable of reaching his objectives without the “help” of an outside doctor or technology. These are persons who should be helped and not just criticized (even if this comes naturally).
The case of Aru: Seneca said 'Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body"
5/6/2017 | Elisabetta Borgia
The injury that prevented Aru from participating in the Giro is one of those situations in which resilience becomes a precious instrument to be able to get back in the field after a forced stop. This holds true not only for injuries but for other situations as well.
The tragedy of what happened to Michele Scarponi should make us reflect.
8/5/2017 | Elisabetta Borgia
Every year about 500 cyclists die. A terrifying and worrying number. To, however, reduce this to a fight between cars and bikes is to oversimplify the problem. There should be a wider and more complex discussion. Let’s take a closer look together.
11/4/2017 | Elisabetta Borgia
studies professional and non-professional athletes in individual and team sports to bring to light their mental mechanisms and improve athletic performance and overall wellbeing by trying to allow their performance potential to coincide with their actual performance.
You can reach your objectives guided by the experience of those who work with champions on a daily basis to improve their performance with scientific methods.
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