The Psychological Effects of Sports Injuries Coping

@article{Smith1990ThePE,
  title={The Psychological Effects of Sports Injuries Coping},
  author={Aynsley M. Smith and S G Scott and Diane M. Wiese},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={9},
  pages={352-369}
}
SummaryEpidemiological reports of sports injury confirm a high incidence of injuries occurring at all levels of sport participation, ranging in severity from cuts and bruises to spinal cord injury. The psychosocial dynamics accompanying sport injury should be known to ensure psychological recovery, an important aspect in rehabilitating the injured athlete. Earlier studies demonstrating psychological differences between athletes and nonathletes indicated the need for actual research on the… CONTINUE READING

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