Course: KIN 410. Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Injury (3)
Prerequisite: KIN 306 or instructor consent. This course examines the psychosocial factors involved in athletic injuries and the rehabilitation process. Relevant theory and research will be discussed, as well as practical applications. Topics may include: stress, responses to injury, mental skills/tools used to manage injury (i.e., imagery, goal setting, motivation, confidence), social support, common problems faced during rehabilitation, returning to sport after injury, and stress-related growth. Available for graduate credit.