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Stress as a source of injury among a group of professional ballet dancers

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dc.contributor Grundlingh, Annamari
dc.contributor Van Staden, Frederik Johannes
dc.creator Dennill, Ingrid 2015-01-23T04:24:37Z 2015-01-23T04:24:37Z 2000-11 2018-06-27T17:12:58Z 2018-06-27T17:12:58Z
dc.identifier Dennill, Ingrid (2000) Stress as a source of injury among a group of professional ballet dancers, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <>
dc.description Sport and dance injuries have increased despite improvements in coaching techniques and medical care. Other factors, including psychological ones, were therefore thought to play a role in injury vulnerability. Most of the attempts to explain how psychological variables can affect an athlete's predisposition to injury have been based on anxiety or stress concepts. In this survey type study an interactive approach to stress has been adopted with the goal of finding a relationship between stress and injury in a group of professional ballet dancers. No simple direct relationship was found. Multiple regression analysis was performed and a more complicated relationship between stress indicators and injury was found. When an attempt was made to investigate the significant interaction, no significant correlations were found. However, the correlations were found to be large and negative. This could indicate that if the sample size had been larger significant correlations may have been found.
dc.description Psychology
dc.description M.A. (Psychology)
dc.format 1 online resource (117 leaves)
dc.language en
dc.subject Survey
dc.subject Nonrandom sample
dc.subject Criterion variable-injury
dc.subject Predictor variable-stress
dc.subject Pearson product moment correlations
dc.subject Principle component analysis
dc.subject Multiple regression
dc.subject Descriptive statistics
dc.subject Content analysis
dc.subject National athletics injury/illness reporting system
dc.subject Healthier dancer questionnaire
dc.subject Daily hassles and uplifts scale
dc.subject 155.9042
dc.subject Life change events
dc.subject Stress -- Psychology -- Etiology
dc.subject Stress -- Physiology -- Prevention
dc.subject Stress -- Physiology -- Research
dc.subject Ballet dancers
dc.subject Sports injuries -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject Sports medicine
dc.subject Healthier dancer questionnaire
dc.subject Daily hassle and uplift scale
dc.subject Stress (Physiology) -- Measurement.
dc.title Stress as a source of injury among a group of professional ballet dancers
dc.type Dissertation

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