Coping strategies among long-term injured competitive athletes. A study of 81 men and women in team and individual sports.

@article{Johnson1997CopingSA,
  title={Coping strategies among long-term injured competitive athletes. A study of 81 men and women in team and individual sports.},
  author={U Johnson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={1997},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={367-72}
}
  • U Johnson
  • Published 1997 in
    Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in…
Differences in personality, mood and coping ability between athletes of a high competitive level with long-term injuries (n = 81), with a mean age of 24.4 years, and a matched non-injured group (n = 64), with a mean age of 24.2 years, were investigated. Three self-rating scales were employed: mood adjective check-list, general coping questionnaire and Karolinska scales of personality. Although no differences in basic personality traits were found, being injured was found to result in a… CONTINUE READING

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