1. I imagine myself working successfully through tough situations (e.g.‚ slower than expected recovery‚ further injury‚ etc.)
2. I imagine coping with the stress associated with my injury
3. I imagine handling the anxiety resulting from my injury
4. Prior to performing a rehabilitation exercise‚ I am able to imagine myself completing it perfectly
5. I imagine each rehabilitation exercise
6. I am able to change the image of a particular rehabilitation skill or exercise if necessary
7. I am able to imagine new rehabilitation plans and strategies in my head if they were prescribed to me
8. I imagine my damaged tissue returning to normal
9. I imagine my body repairing itself
10.I imagine the physiological changes my body is making during recovery (e.g.‚ muscle or bone repairing)
11.I imagine my body undergoing the healing process
motivational (3 items)‚ cognitive (4 items)‚ and healing imagery (4 items).
1 (Never) to 7 (Frequent)
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