Title of Abstract

Athletic Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation and Optimism

Poster Number

22

Submitting Student(s)

Victoria KingFollow

Faculty Mentor

Joni Boyd, Ph.D.; boydj@winthrop.edu

College

College of Education

Faculty Mentor

Joni Boyd, Ph.D.

Abstract

Ankle sprains are a prevalent athletic injury. It is an injury that inflicts damage on the fibers of the anterior talofibular ligament, calcaneofibular ligament, and posterior talofibular ligament. The RICE method and reintegration to sport are common treatments for ankle sprain rehabilitation. The phases of rehabilitation have been recommended as reaction to injury, reaction to rehabilitation, and reaction to return to sport. Previous studies have identified the need for psychological integration into rehabilitation, allowing for holistic care. Optimism, the expectation of positive outcomes is a specific psychological trait linked to the phases of rehabilitation. Although optimism is linked to rehabilitation, little research has been conducted. The impact of optimism on athletic ankle sprain rehabilitation is discussed in this review. It is theorized that higher levels of optimism will benefit athletes’ recovery from ankle sprain injuries.

Additional Fields About Your Abstract

Please check this if you understand.

Course Assignment

PESH 381 - Boyd

Type of Presentation

Poster presentation

Start Date

16-4-2021 11:30 AM

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS
 
Apr 16th, 11:30 AM

Athletic Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation and Optimism

Ankle sprains are a prevalent athletic injury. It is an injury that inflicts damage on the fibers of the anterior talofibular ligament, calcaneofibular ligament, and posterior talofibular ligament. The RICE method and reintegration to sport are common treatments for ankle sprain rehabilitation. The phases of rehabilitation have been recommended as reaction to injury, reaction to rehabilitation, and reaction to return to sport. Previous studies have identified the need for psychological integration into rehabilitation, allowing for holistic care. Optimism, the expectation of positive outcomes is a specific psychological trait linked to the phases of rehabilitation. Although optimism is linked to rehabilitation, little research has been conducted. The impact of optimism on athletic ankle sprain rehabilitation is discussed in this review. It is theorized that higher levels of optimism will benefit athletes’ recovery from ankle sprain injuries.