Psychological Bases of Sport Injuries

Fourth Edition

The fourth edition of Psychological Bases of Sport Injuries brings together a diverse and global collection of expert chapter authors to provide insight into the complex intersection of sport psychology and sport injury research. Presenting both applied and theoretical recommendations, this comprehensive, updated textbook employs current research, case studies, and contributors’ real-life experiences to address an array of important topics including sport injuries prevention, psychological factors influencing returning to sport, and ethical concerns when consulting with injured athlete. New chapters have been added on contemporary concerns such as psychosocial risk factors for traumatic and overuse injuries, depression and mental health issues following sport injury, mindfulness in injury rehabilitation, and counseling strategies for the different phases of sport injury rehabilitation.