Injury-Prone Athletes: Embrace Your Imperfections


Alex Hutchinson, Outside:

It’s the combination of high personal standards with either concerns over mistakes or doubts about actions that seems to be particularly toxic.

Are you a perfectionist who, despite trying to do everything right all the time, still gets injured a lot? You might just want to try loosening the reins a bit. Interesting read on the relationship between perfectionist personality traits and injury risk.