A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON THE DETERMINATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESILIENCE OF FOOTBALLERS WHO HAD ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT INJURIES
ÖN ÇAPRAZ BAĞ YARALANMASI GEÇİREN FUTBOLCULARIN PSİKOLOJİK SAĞLAMLIKLARININ İNCELEMESİ ÜZERİNE NİTEL BİR ARAŞTIRMA

Author : Ayşe TÜRKSOY - - Mustafa ŞAHİN
Number of pages : 51-65

Abstract

This study aims to investigate psychological resilience of footballers who had anterior cruciate ligament injures on basis of personal views of footballers, operating doctors and physiotherapists who monitored the rehabilitation processes. The study was carried out in accordance with case study method which is one of the qualitative research designs. The study group consists of 6 footballers who had anterior cruciate ligament injures, 6 doctors who operated those injuries and 3 physiotherapists who planned the rehabilitation processes for footballers. Typical case sampling method which is one of the methods of purposeful sampling was utilized for the identification of study group. Semi-structured interview technique was used for data collection. Collected data was analyzed by using constant comparison analysis method. Results of data analysis show that according to footballers, doctors and physiotherapists, from the moment of injury to the end of the treatment period footballers are having various physiological and emotional problems. Participants expressed that having confidence, adaptation, patience and hope in the treatment process is very important

Keywords

Anterior cruciate ligament injures, Psychological resilience, Football

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