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kinesiophobia, return to play, athetics, athletes, sports, kinesiophobia and athletics, psychology, sport psychology, athletic training, bridgewater college athletics
Exercise Science | Sports Sciences
Kinesiophobia is known as the fear of movement, injury, or re-injury. It is the primary psychological construct of the Fear Avoidance Model of Chronic Pain under the biopsychosocial model's umbrella. This study tested the effects of kinesiophobia on return to play of athletes at Bridgewater College. Results found that kinesiophobia had no impact on return to play of female athletes at Bridgewater College. Male athletes have a positive correlation between Return Concerns and kinesiophobia.
McCaffrey, Jenna, "Effect of Kinesiophobia on Return to Play of Athletes at Bridgewater College" (2023). Honors Projects. 354.
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