In all sports, injuries are common. Every player has undergone some or the other form of injury during practice or competition, ranging from a sore muscle to a ligament tear. The primary focus of the coach and the support team, immediately post-injury becomes the medical help for the athlete and the physical health of the player. In India and abroad, the mental health of the athlete is taken into consideration less frequently during injury rehabilitation. Injuries can have profound psychological and emotional effects on the athlete that impact their physical well-being and rehabilitation behavior and outcome. Well-adjusted athletes, who accept the injury, are more motivated to rehabilitate and their results are seen faster than those who cannot accept their injury and rest from the sport for a definite period.
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