publication . Conference object . 2016

Bringing Sport Psychology into Physiotherapy

Heaney, Caroline; Walker, Natalie; Green, Alison; Rostron, Claire;
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
Abstract
Whilst the benefits of sport psychology intervention during injury rehabilitation are well documented it appears that it remains underutilised by physiotherapists (Alexanders, Anderson and Henderson, 2015, <i>Physiotherapy</i>, <i>101</i>, 95-102). A lack of education in this field for physiotherapists has been suggested as a causative factor. Preliminary studies undertaken on North American populations have shown support for sport psychology education interventions but no studies have examined physiotherapists and none have been UK based. The purpose of this study was therefore to measure the impact of an online sport psychology education module on the sport ps...
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Medical Subject Headings: human activities
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