Factors related to susceptibility to sport-related injury
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The study examined the role various factors play in an athlete's susceptibility to injury in sport. The study involved 244 participants from various sports and included athletes who participated at the high school level, the collegiate level, and the professional level. Participants completed questionnaires measuring number and severity of injuries, resiliency, competition anxiety, trait anger, social support, coping skills, and overtraining. Results showed that an athlete's history of injury (i.e. number of injuries) is significantly correlated with an athlete's severity of injuries. Additionally, ...