oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Relationship between psychological factors and injuries in a non-contact sport
|Article Title||Relationship between psychological factors and injuries in a non-contact sport|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Human Movement Studies, University of Stellenbosch|
|Publication Date||Jun 1995|
|Pages||19 - 22|
|Keyword(s)||Coping ability, Events-stress-injury relationship, Eysenck Personality Inventory, Internal-External Locus of Control Scale, Road running, Social readjustment scale, Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) and Stress|
The incidence and perceived impact of injuries sustained by forty-four athletes were monitored during a competitive season of road running in order to ascertain relationships between illness injury and selected psychological factors.
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