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It's all in the mind: psychological interventions during sports injury.

Forsdyke, Dale (2014) It's all in the mind: psychological interventions during sports injury. SportEX Medicine (60). pp. 8-13.

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Abstract

As practitioners we all have a range of modalities and tools to treat sport injuries, but how many of us use psychosocial skills to facilitate holistic recovery? There is a growing perspective that sports injury practitioners should be able to use basic psychosocial interventions with athletes as they are usually present immediately after the injury has taken place, and at the time when the levels of pain and confusion experienced by the athlete are at their worst. This article aims to increase knowledge of psychosocial interventions that can be used with injured athletes and provide some basic strategies to be considered in the day-to-day management of sports injury rehabilitation to improve practice.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QP Physiology
School/Department: School of Sport
URI: http://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/1314

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