ATR 532 Psychosocial Aspects of Injury & Rehabilitation

This course educates students on the varied predisposing injury factors, including stress and personality variables, injury prevention, rehabilitation goal setting, recovery, and reintegration into the sport role. Psychosocial aspects of sport participation are reviewed with emphasis on the ability to recognize, intervene, support, refer, and work with clients/patients exhibiting behavioral health conditions, abnormal social, emotional, and psychological crises to qualified mental healthcare providers. Additional content topics will also include stress management and burn-out of practitioners and motivational/performance-enhancing techniques such as imagery, cognitive, and relaxation techniques.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to the MSAT program or MS in Physical Education program

General Education

Offered

  • Fall