Praveen Kumar1, Jaspal Singh Sandhu1, Shweta Shenoy1

1Guru Nanak Dev University, Department of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Amritsar, India

Evaluation of Behaviour to Pain Measures in Athletes - A Correlative Analysis

Procjena ponašanja kod sportista prilikom osjećaja mjerljivih bolova - korelaciona analiza

Monten. J. Sports Sci. Med. 2013, 2(1), 17-22


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

Abstract (MNE)

Prethodna istraživanja ukazuju na to da bol utiče na ponašanje sportista, a procjena ponašanja je otkrivana dok je bol uticao na mjerljivi odgovor sportiste kada se povreda desila u toku igre. Glavni cilj ovog istraživanja je bio da se prepozna i analizira korelacija mjerljivih parametra koji određuju ponašanje sportista prilikom osjećaja bola u sportovima kod kojih dolazi do fizičkog kontakta i onih bez kontakata. Studija je sprovedena pomoću „Vienna Testing System (VTS) Questionnaire for Evaluating Pain Behaviourm – FSV“, dok je uzorak ispitanika sačinjavalo četiri stotine i osamdeset jedan sportista (n = 481) muškog i ženskog pola. Ispitanici su imali određenu istoriju povreda u prošlosti, ali u trenutku ispitivanja nisu patili od akutnih pojava određenih povreda. Statistička analiza je pokazala značajnu korelaciju između promjenljivih u obije kovarijate i parcijalne korelacione analize. Stoga je zaključeno da viši skor izbjegavanja povreda predviđa niži skor aktivnosti, bez obzira na kognitivnu kontrolu i socijalnu podršku u FSV skali.

Keywords (MNE)

bolno ponašanje, socijalna podrška, aktivnost, izbjegavanje, kognitivna kontrola, sportisti

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