Illness perceptions and mood states are associated with injury-related outcomes in athletes

  • Van Wilgen C
  • Kaptein A
  • Brink M
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Athletes have to cope adequately with the consequences of their injury in order to return into sports as soon as possible. Besides the physical characteristics of the injury, illness perceptions and emotional responses impact the behavioural responses to the injury.

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  • Athletes
  • illness perception
  • mood

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  • C. Paul Van Wilgen

  • Ad A. Kaptein

  • Michel S. Brink

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