Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury
Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.


Brewer, B. W. and Redmond, C. J. (2017) Psychology of Sport Injury, Leeds, Human Kinetics.
Clement, D. and Arvinen-Barrow, M. (2013) ‘Sport medicine team influences in psychological rehabilitation – A multidisciplinary approach’, in Arvinen-Barrow, M. and Walker, N. (eds) The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation, London, Routledge, pp. 156–170.
Green, A. J., Jackson, D. A. and Klaber Moffett, J. A. (2008) ‘An observational study of physiotherapists’ use of cognitive-behavioural principles in the management of patients with back pain and neck pain’, Physiotherapy, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 306–13.
Heaney, C. (2006) ‘Recommendations for successfully integrating sport psychology into athletic therapy’, Athletic Therapy Today, vol. 11, pp. 60–2.
Heaney, C. A., Green, A. J. K., Rostron, C. L. and Walker, N. C. (2012) ‘A qualitative and quantitative investigation of the psychology content of UK physical therapy education programs’, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 48–56.
Heaney, C. A., Walker, N. C., Green, A. and Rostron, C. L. (2015) ‘Sport psychology education for sport injury rehabilitation professionals: A systematic review.’, Physical Therapy in Sport, vol. 16, pp. 72–9.
Walker, N. and Heaney, C. (2013) ‘Psychological responses to injury: a review and critique of psychological response to injury models’, in Arvinen-Barrow, M. and Walker, N. (eds) The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation, London, Routledge, pp. 23–39.

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371