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Psychology of Injury and Performance: EXNS 3123W (WID): Injury Research Brief

Research Guide is designed specifically for Dr. Amanda J. Visek's Psychology of Injury and Performance (WID) Course.

Injury Research Brief:

Part I: Injury Research Brief

3-4 page research brief that addresses the following issues:

Identify & discuss a specific injury or condition

focus on an injury that requires 3-4 months of rehabilitation after surgery

discuss general physical protocol for rehabilitating this injury


Point of Care:

Databases: Searching Articles

Suggested Search Terms:

  • Athletic injuries
  • Injured athletes
  • Recovery from sports
  • Recovery of Function
  • Rehabilitation
  • Reinjury
  • Return-to-play
  • Return to Sport
  • Sports injuries
  • Anterior cruciate ligament 
  • Brain Concussion
  • Cervical Spine Injury
  • Concussion
  • Hamstrings
  • Knee Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injury

e-Book and Chapters

Electronic Text Books: Definition of Injury

Resources to help you identify specific injury/condition needing rehabilitation:

Books: Print/Electronic

The Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
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