Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation
Rhedir gan School of Human and Behavioural Sciences
10.000 Credyd neu 5.000 Credyd ECTS
Trefnydd: Dr Anthony Blanchfield
The aim of this module is to enable students to: • Develop a breadth and depth of knowledge and critical understanding of the models guiding inquiry into the prediction of sport injury from a psychosocial perspective; • Develop an understanding of the theoretical perspectives of sports injury rehabilitation from a psychological standpoint • Be able to critically assess the research relating to the psychological responses of athletes to sports injury • Be able to critically assess the role of psychological factors in sports injury rehabilitation • Gain a critical 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) • Develop a sound understanding of the application of psychological interventions, within a rehabilitation setting • Understand the journey of return to competition, and the reasons behind the failure of some athletes to rehabilitate • Have a sound knowledge of current trends in the psychology of injury rehabilitation and future research directions.
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
Disctinction: Demonstrates an excellent level of understanding in relation to assignment criteria
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.
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)
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).
Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu
There will be five, 4 hour, sessions on this module. The sessions will consist of a mixture of activities that include aspects of lecturing, problem solving, group work, and question and answering.
Students will be expected to use private study time to independently take part in reading and assignment preparation
- Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
- Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
- Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
- Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
- Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
- Ymwybyddiaeth o ddiogelwch - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch amgylchedd a hyder o ran cadw at reoliadau iechyd a diogelwch
- Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
- Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
- Mentora - Gallu cefnogi, helpu, arwain, ysbrydoli ac/neu hyfforddi eraill
- Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
- Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.
Sgiliau pwnc penodol
- research and assess paradigms, theories, principles, concepts and factual information, and apply such skills in explaining and solving problems
- critically assess and evaluate data and evidence in the context of research methodologies and data sources
- describe, synthesise, interpret, analyse and evaluate information and data relevant to a professional or vocational context
- plan, design, execute and communicate a sustained piece of independent intellectual work, which provides evidence of critical engagement with, and interpretation of, appropriate data
- apply knowledge to the solution of familiar and unfamiliar problems
- develop a sustained reasoned argument, perhaps challenging previously held assumptions
- demonstrate effective written and/or oral communication and presentation skills
- work effectively independently and with others
- take and demonstrate responsibility for their own learning and continuing personal and professional development
- self-appraise and reflect on practice
- plan and design practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
- project manage and execute practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
- recognise and respond to moral, ethical, sustainability and safety issues that directly pertain to the context of study including relevant legislation and professional codes of conduct
- demonstrate evidence of competence in the scientific methods of enquiry, and interpretation and analysis of relevant data and statistical outputs.
- develop transferable skills of relevance to careers outside of sport, health and exercise sciences.
- communicate succinctly at a level appropriate to different audiences.
- accurately interpret case study data
- develop justifiable and/or evidence-based interventions
Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/jxh-4414.html
Johnson et al (2005) Injury Prevention in Sweden: Helping Soccer Players at Risk
Kolt et al (2004) EFFECTS OF A STRESS-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ON INJURY AND STRESS OF COMPETITIVE GYMNASTS '
Noh et al (2007) PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMS FOR REDUCTION OF INJURY IN BALLET DANCERS
Perna et al (2003) Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Effects on Injury and Illness Among Competitive Athletes: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Williams et al (2020) The Role of Optimism and Psychosocial Factors in Athletes Recovery From ACL Injury: A Longitudinal Study