Psych of Injury&Rehabilitation
Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation 2023-24
School of Psychology & Sport Science
Module - Semester 2
Topics may include:
Prediction of sport injury from a psychosocial perspective: Models, research, and practice
Psychological responses to sport injury: Stress, emotion, resilience and thriving
Measurement issues in psychological response to sports injury research;
Psychological interventions in sports injury rehabilitation.
Psychological intervention strategies: Case Studies
-threshold -Pass: Demonstrates a good level of understanding in relation to assignment criteria (with the 50% pass mark at M level this level of attainment reflects a threshold level of attainment)
-good -Merit: Demonstrates at least a very good level of understanding in relation to assignment criteria, and possibly an excellent level of understanding in relation to one or two assessment criteria.
-excellent -Disctinction: Demonstrates an excellent level of understanding in relation to assignment criteria
- By the end of this module students will be able to critically evaluate the psychological factors that affect athletes’ risk of and response to sports injury
- To critically discuss the role that intervention strategies can play in facilitating athletes’ rehabilitation and expediting their successful return to competitive sport.
- To illustrate a comprehensive understanding of the developmental processes following sport injury (e.g., post-traumatic growth), as well as other related factors (e.g., career-transitions and termination).
This assignment will be a written assignment that is based on a pre-assigned case study scenario