Differences in perceptions of seriousness and disrupting effects of athletic injury as viewed by athletes and their trainer.

@article{Crossman1985DifferencesIP,
  title={Differences in perceptions of seriousness and disrupting effects of athletic injury as viewed by athletes and their trainer.},
  author={Jane Crossman and Janet Jamieson},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1985},
  volume={61 3 Pt 2},
  pages={1131-4}
}
Discrepancies between athletes' ratings of the seriousness and disruptive impact of an athletic injury and ratings by one experienced Sports Medicine Trainer were examined for 30 male and 13 female athletes undergoing treatment at a Sports Medicine Clinic. Overestimation of the seriousness or disruptive impact of the injury was significantly correlated with reports of more pain, higher state anxiety, and greater feelings of anger, apathy, loneliness, and inadequacy, and was more common among… CONTINUE READING