- To examine the measurement, theories, predictors, and enhancement of adherence to interventions designed to prevent or rehabilitate sport injury.
- To explore the dose–response relationship between treatment adherence and sport health care outcomes.
- To review theoretical and empirical support for pathways by which psychological factors may affect sport injury rehabilitation outcomes.
- To explore the concept of psychological readiness to return to sport after injury.
- To identify, describe, and discuss empirical support for psychological interventions in postinjury sport health care.
- To consider issues involved in decisions about who should implement psychological interventions with athletes with injury.
BOC: 2.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 6-8 of the book “Psychology of Sport Injury” by Britton W. Brewer, PhD & Charles J. Redmond, MS, MEd, ATC, LAT, PT. Assessment created by Nichole Harmon, MSEd, ATC, LAT.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to
Certified Athletic Trainers.