Perceived risk, risk taking, estimation of ability and injury among adolescent sport participants.

@article{Kontos2004PerceivedRR,
  title={Perceived risk, risk taking, estimation of ability and injury among adolescent sport participants.},
  author={Anthony P. Kontos},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={447-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the predictive validity of perceived risk, risk taking, estimation of ability, overefficacy, and previous injuries on actual injury among adolescents in sport; and to examine sex differences on these factors. METHODS A cohort of 260 (148 male, 112 female) soccer players aged 11 to 14 years participated in a 3-month prospective injury study. Preseason written measures included self-reported perceived risk, previous injuries, risk taking and estimation of ability… CONTINUE READING