Daily Archives: May 2, 2012

Injured and Feeling Distressed? Try A Mindfulness Activity

Mindfulness provides the foundation for Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (Linehan, 1993) and could be an effective way for injured athletes to cope with distressing thoughts and emotions surrounding the sport-related injury. The basic premise behind mindfulness is to help individuals learn … Continue reading

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Really? An Athletic Scholarship Predicts A Sport-Related Injury?

In an evaluation of the various components of the integrated model of psychological response to sport injury (Wiese-Bjornstal et al., 1998), Wiese-Bjornstal and colleagues (in press, 2012) found that individuals with a higher level of athletic scholarship (i.e., full vs. … Continue reading

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The Role of Social Support In Sport Injury Recovery

See how professional distance runner, Delilah DiCrescenzo (“Hey There Delilah“), makes use of a strong social support system to deal with an injury that ended her season prematurely, forcing her to withdrawal from the 2011 Track & Field World Championships. … Continue reading

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