The Efficiency of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Rehabilitation Process of the Injured Athletes - A Review

Romanian Journal of Psychological Studies (RJPS), Volume 6, Issue 1, February-2018

6 Pages Posted: 3 Jul 2018

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Mircea Bratu

National University of Physical Education and Sports

Radu Emanuel Rizeanu

National University of Physical Education and Sports

Date Written: February 2, 2018

Abstract

Sport injuries threaten athletes’ career and success and determine rehabilitation costs. The purpose of this paper is to underline the psychological effects of sports injury and the efficiency of cognitive-behavioral therapy in rehabilitation process of the injured athletes. In a study concerning the psychological aspects of sport-injury rehabilitation, Brewer (2003) concluded that psychological factors play an integral role in the recovery and rehabilitation from sport injury. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is aimed to educate people to change their philosophy of life, to think rationally in order to cope effectively with negative mental states.

Keywords: cognitive-behavioral therapy, athletes injury, sport psychology

JEL Classification: O35

Suggested Citation

Bratu, Mircea and Rizeanu, Radu Emanuel, The Efficiency of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Rehabilitation Process of the Injured Athletes - A Review (February 2, 2018). Romanian Journal of Psychological Studies (RJPS), Volume 6, Issue 1, February-2018 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3202367

Mircea Bratu (Contact Author)

National University of Physical Education and Sports ( email )

Bucharest
Romania

Radu Emanuel Rizeanu

National University of Physical Education and Sports ( email )

Bucharest
Romania

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