Trauma within sport
One common thread, among these explorations, was the use of a trauma treatment called eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) with sport participants and clients. I will briefly describe EMDR and its applications in the case study and research study contexts. Let me just interject that I have now worked with almost 40 athletes using the terms, measurement instruments, and frameworks of trauma theory. Not one of the client/participants has responded with disinterest, withdrawal, or confusion. The frame "made sense" to them and, anecdotally, gave credence to my own inclinations concerning "ordinary" athletic life and "little t trauma". [Excerpt]
“Trauma within sport,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed June 19, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/19448.