Personal Control & Recovery (Patient (What do I need for recovery? …
Personal Control & Recovery
What do I need for recovery?
Appropriate action with given circumstances
Feeling where the limits are
Being honest with oneself
Behaviours & actions conducive to positive recovery
Mental state / outlook on recovery
Coping style / methods
Trust in the health professionals
Motivation & strength
Patience & persistance
Understanding of the recovery process
Support from family / friends / team mates / coaches
How can I help myself?
Central part in the recovery process
Understanding of the inportnace of their role
Coaching the patient
Diagnosis & Treatment
Coaches / Trainers
Can be demanding
Not understanding or supportive
Understanding & supportive
Gives time for the athlete to recover
Threatening / giving ultimatums outside of the athletes control
Who is there for the athlete?
What can they offer?
Why is social support so important?
Need for social support during recovery process