Self-perception in elite collegiate female gymnasts, cross-country runners, and track-and-field athletes Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fractures, Bone
  • Knee Injuries
  • Ligaments, Articular

abstract

  • The female athletes in this study derived a large component of their self-worth from their perceived athletic competence. Clinicians should bear in mind the relative importance of athletics to young female athletes and the relationship of perceived athletic ability to self-worth when treating these individuals.

publication date

  • January 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

PubMed ID

  • 10473352

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 770

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 74

number

  • 8