Anxiety In Sport

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Anxiety is a feeling in which an athlete may come to feel as a result of a long term injury. This is because they may begin to question their own ability at the sport. Were they ever good enough in the first place if they have sustained the injury they have, what will it be like going back, will it happen again, how will they be treated by other team mates when they return, will they ever return? Depression can come as a side effect from an injury that can put an athlete out of play for a certain amount of time. This may be due to the athlete thinking that they are a failure at the sport in which they compete. By being injured and out of play for a long amount of time can also bring on depression as the athlete may be so dedicated to the sport

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