Psychological well-being of participants in wheelchair sports: comparison of individuals with congenital and acquired disabilities.

@article{Campbell1995PsychologicalWO,
  title={Psychological well-being of participants in wheelchair sports: comparison of individuals with congenital and acquired disabilities.},
  author={Elizabeth Campbell},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1995},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={563-8}
}
Differences in psychological well-being between participants in wheelchair sport with congenital (n = 50) and acquired (n = 43) disabilities were examined. Psychological well-being was assessed by scores on mood, trait anxiety, self-esteem, and mastery. Analysis showed that the group with acquired disabilities had a more positive general mood, higher self-esteem and mastery, and lower trait anxiety than the group with congenital disabilities. This suggests that sports participants in… CONTINUE READING

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