// Tag: Injuries

The Psychological Effects of Sports Injuries and why these Effects are heightened in Elite Young Athletes

Posted 2 years ago Alex Freemantle 3 minute read comments

The operationalised definition of sports injury differs within the existing sport psychology literature often owing to the differing severities and durations of injury (Nicholl […]


The role of imagery in the rehabilitation setting

Posted 3 years ago Sidd Sampla 2 minute read comments

Imagery is the ability to use all the senses to create or recreate an experience in the mind. Thus, imagery is a sensory experience […]


Identify your fear of re-injury and overcome it!

Posted 4 years ago Leah Moore 3 minute read comment

Unfortunately injury is a common threat when it comes to both elite and non-elite sport. How we cope with it may determine our path […]


Stretching: When is it effective?

Posted 4 years ago Juliano Pereira 4 minute read comment

Stretching has long been standard practice in sport. Advocates of stretching claim that it helps reduce injury, improve performance, and aid recovery. However, a […]


Would you encourage your children into the world of competitive athletics?

Posted 5 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

Not so long ago I was asked by a friend of mine, who is an athlete as well as me and has been for […]


The rise and many ‘Falls’ of Ashley Young

Posted 5 years ago Chris Knight 3 minute read comments

Confidence is such a key component of successful performance in sport and a player’s loss of confidence can brutally be laid bare in the […]


Injury, rehabilitation and psychology

Posted 6 years ago Jack Marlow 3 minute read comments

Whether its recreational or professional, injury is a common occurrence at all levels of sport and exercise. Evidence has shown that physical factors such […]


Injury and confidence

Posted 6 years ago James Bedford 3 minute read comments

With Injury comes a loss of confidence (Doran, 1984). Whilst low confidence can be a result of injury, it can also cause injury e.g. […]

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