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dc.contributor.authorCaron, Jeffrey
dc.contributor.authorBloom, Gordon A.
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, Karen M.
dc.contributor.authorSabiston, Catherine M.
dc.publisherHuman kineticsfr
dc.subjectSocial supportfr
dc.titleEffects of multiple concussions on retired national hockey league playersfr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté de médecine. École de kinésiologie et des sciences de l'activité physiquefr
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréalfr
dc.contributor.affiliationCentre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation
dc.contributor.affiliationAssociation canadienne de psychologie du sport
dcterms.abstractThe purpose of this study was to understand the meanings and lived experiences of multiple concussions in professional hockey players using hermeneutic, idiographic, and inductive approaches within an interpretative phenomenological analysis. The interviewer was an athlete who had suffered multiple concussions, and the interviewees were five former National Hockey League athletes who had retired due to medically diagnosed concussions suffered during their careers. The men discussed the physical and psychological symptoms they experienced as a result of their concussions and how the symptoms affected their professional careers, personal relationships, and quality of life. The former professional athletes related these symptoms to the turmoil that is ever present in their lives. These findings are of interest to athletes, coaches, sport administrators, family members, sport psychology practitioners, and medical professionals, as they highlight the severity of short- and long-term effects of
dcterms.descriptionAccepted author manuscript version reprinted, by permission, from Journal of sport and exercise psychology, 2012, 35 (2): 168-179, © Human Kinetics,
UdeM.ReferenceFournieParDeposantJournal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 2013, 35, 168-179 © 2013 Human Kinetics,
UdeM.VersionRioxxVersion acceptée / Accepted Manuscriptfr
oaire.citationTitleJournal of sport and exercise psychologyfr

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