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Injury, Psychological Susceptibility To

  • By: Renee N. Appaneal, Frank M. Perna & Leilani Madrigal
  • In: Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Edited by: Robert C. Eklund & Gershon Tenenbaum
  • Subject:Sport & Exercise Psychology, Health Psychology / Behavioral Medicine

Sport and recreational-related injuries have become a significant public health concern for physically active persons. For example, in 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that participation in high school sports will result in approximately 1.4 million injuries ...

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