The Psychological Aspects of Sports Injury

Course Level 2: Intermediate

Estimated Study Time: 4-5 hours

For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone’s participation in sport. This course examines the role of psychological factors in sports injury. You will look at both the psychological factors that can lead to a sports injury and the psychological reactions that a sports person can experience when injured, including insight from Olympic hockey gold medalist Helen Richardson-Walsh. This course is for you if you have ever experienced a sports injury, if you work with injured athletes or if you have a general interest in the area.

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