publication . Master thesis . 2017

Coping with injury in powerlifting : stress-injury model perspective

Pavelic, Marina;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
A need to evaluate psychological antecedents to injury in strength-based sports is evident. Powerlifting especially has seen a rise in participation rates (International Paralympic Committee; Powerlifting Australia Ltd.; British Weight Lifting), also resulting in an increase in weightlifting-related injuries (Metzger et al., 2012). While much literature exists on mental stressors and coping mechanisms athletes encounter in the sport context, minimal research has attempted to understand how athletes involved in strength sports cope with stress and injury. The nature of strength sports overall differs from contact, speed-based, or even aesthetics-based sports. The...
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free text keywords: coping, stress, competitive powerlifting, injury, antecedents, weightlifting, strength sport, painonnosto, selviytyminen, stressi, voimaharjoittelu, loukkaantuminen (fyysinen)
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