Coaching style can reduce injury risk

It makes sense.

A more careful, caring coach who listens to athletes you would expect to have lower incidence of both traumatic and overuse injuries.

We have no definitive data on this, however.

Closest I’ve seen is this article by Dave Tilley:

DOES POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE COACHING STYLE INCREASE INJURY RISK IN ATHLETES?

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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