Category Archives: Mental Health

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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Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in the Training Room

Although sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and certified athletic trainers indicate that they encounter psychological issues that are both injury-related (e.g., fears of re-injury, lack of patience; Mann et al., 2007) and non-injury-related (e.g., stress, anxiety, and burnout; Mann et … Continue reading

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