The psychological aspects of sports injury
The psychological aspects of sports injury

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The psychological aspects of sports injury

The psychological aspects of sports injury

Introduction

Sports injury is relatively common among sport and exercise participants, but what role does psychology play in it? To answer this question, this course will examine two areas: firstly, it will consider the psychological factors that may increase the likelihood of sustaining a sports injury, and secondly, it will consider psychological reactions to the incidence of a sports injury. The course will also examine how sport psychology can be used both to help minimise the risk of injury and to help people cope better with sports injury rehabilitation.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course E233 Sport and exercise psychology: a case study approach [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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