Injuries in athletics : causes and consequences /

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Author / Creator:Slobounov, Semyon.
Imprint:New York : Springer, c2008.
Description:1 online resource (xv, 544 p.) : ill., port.
Subject:Sports injuries.
Athletic Injuries -- psychology.
Sports injuries.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Over the past decade, the scientific information on psychology of injury has increased considerably. Despite dramatic advances in physical education of coaches, field of medicine, athletic training, and physical therapy, the sport-related traumatic injuries is our major concern. Athletic injuries, both single and multiple, have a tendency to grow dramatically. Accordingly, prevention of sport-related injuries is a major challenge facing the sport medicine world today. The purpose of this book is to accumulate the latest development in psychological analyses, evaluation, and management of sport.
Other form:Print version: Slobounov, Semyon. Injuries in athletics. New York : Springer, c2008 9780387725765 0387725768
Table of Contents:
  • Classification of Injuries in Athletics; Science of Training and Injury in Athletics; Balance as a Risk Factor for Athletic Injuries; Fatigue-Related Injuries in Athletes; Nutrition as a Risk Factor for Injury in Elite Athletes; Injury in Athletics: Coaches' Point of View; Injury from Athletes' Perspectives; Interviews with Injured Athletes; Overuse Injuries: Students' Points of View; Fitness Assessment in Athletes; Psychological Trauma: Unfortunate Experience in Athletics; Fear as Adaptive or Maladaptive Form of Emotional Response; Fear of Injury, Kinesiophobia & Perceived Risk.