The psychological impact of injury: effects of prior sport and exercise involvement.

@article{Johnston2000ThePI,
  title={The psychological impact of injury: effects of prior sport and exercise involvement.},
  author={Lynne H Johnston and Douglas Carroll},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={436-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To test the assumption that the psychological impact of injury varies with involvement in sport and exercise, and that those who are more involved in sport and exercise before injury would experience greater negative affect and retarded recovery. METHOD Patients attending for physiotherapy completed a battery of questionnaires including measures of mood and perceived recovery, at the beginning, middle, and end of formal rehabilitation. Complete data were available for 93 patients… CONTINUE READING

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