1Guru Nanak Dev University, Department of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Amritsar, India
Evaluation of Behaviour to Pain Measures in Athletes - A Correlative Analysis
Research suggests that pain affects behaviour of the athletes, assessment of behaviour when in pain reveals that pain has influenced athletes’ measurable response when they get injured in their course of play. The objectives of the study were to find and analyse correlation of pain behaviour measures in contact and non-contact sports. The study has been conducted using Vienna Testing System (VTS) Questionnaire for Evaluating Pain Behaviour- FSV on four hundred and eighty one (n=481) subjects that included both male and female athletes who had a history of injury in the past but not suffering from any acute injuries. Statistical analysis revealed a significant correlation between variables in both covariate and partial correlation analysis. We conclude that higher avoidance score predicts a lower activity score regardless of cognitive control and social support in FSV scale.
behaviour, social support, activity, avoidance, cognitive control, athletes
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