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Psychosocial stress as a predictor of injury in elite junior soccer: A latent growth curve analysis
Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport, Halmstad University, Sweden.
Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport, Halmstad University, Sweden.
Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden .
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Health Sciences. (NVC)
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2014 (English)In: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, ISSN 1878-1861, Vol. 17, no 4, 366-370 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Objectives: To investigate by use of a latent growth curve analysis framework whether athletes' individual levels and changes in hassle and uplift levels over a 10-week period could predict injury outcome in an elite junior soccer population. Design: A prospective design with repeated measurement points. Methods: Participants were 101 Swedish elite junior soccer players (67 males and 34 females). Ten sets of measures were taken on a weekly basis during which participants completed the Hassles and Uplifts Scale (HUS). Latent growth curve models were used to examine whether the level and change in psychological stress could predict the frequency of injury over the 10-week period. Results: The results show that injury occurrence was significantly associated with both the initial level of daily hassle and the change in daily hassle. High initial daily hassle levels and a smaller decrease in daily hassles were associated with injury occurrence. Moreover, injury occurrence was significantly associated with a greater decrease in daily uplift. Conclusions: The findings highlight the importance of focusing on state variables using prospective designs and appropriate analysis of within-person change to detect complex and dynamic associations across time in injury-prediction research. © 2013 Sports Medicine Australia.

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2014. Vol. 17, no 4, 366-370 p.
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Athletic injury, Longitudinal survey, Psychology, Stressful events
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Sport and Fitness Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-22622DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2013.10.242ISI: 000338755500006Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84902528999OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-22622DiVA: diva2:750126
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Correspondence Address: Ivarsson, A.; Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport, Halmstad UniversitySweden; email: Andreas.Ivarsson@hh.se

Available from: 2014-09-26 Created: 2014-08-20 Last updated: 2014-09-26Bibliographically approved

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