Sports Injury Prevention And Treatment

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Injury Prevention in Cycling
by Jeanne Boisseau, M.Ed., LMT
Spending a few extra minutes on these preventative steps will have you pedaling with pleasure all through the season. Have a great ride - and don’t forget to enjoy the scenery!!

How To Prevent Bodybuilding Injuries
by Bob Giddy
As a bodybuilder you are going to be training hard, so it is essential that you do your utmost to take care of your muscles and prevent injury. Here's some tips on how to stay safe down the gym.

7 Tips to an Injury Free Climbing Season
by Ryan Coisson
Are you looking to stay injury free during your climbing season? Do you want to see how the pros stay injury free? If so, then you need to read the 7 Tips to an Injury Free Climbing Season.

The Dangers Of Trying To Isolate Muscles In Strength Training
by Michael Geary
When you attempt to 'isolate' muscles by performing single-joint exercises, you are actually creating a body that is non-functional and will be more prone to injury. Essentially, you are creating a body that is a compilation of body parts, instead of a powerful, functional unit that works together.

Fitness Without the Flaws
by Robert Rickover
It isn’t only the number of miles run, the time spent doing aerobic exercises, or the heaviness of the weights lifted that matters. Far more important is the quality of our movements - our balance and coordination and our ease of breathing.

Important Rotator Cuff Repair & Injury Information
By Will Johnson
If the rotator cuff tears fully then it is impossible for repair to happen naturally and surgery is needed. This procedure is 90% effective at "improving" the injury.

Emergency Survival Kit For Skiers
by Christopher & Aggie
We have compiled an emergency survival kit disclosed below,together for you. The survival kit assumes that the expedition undertaken is meant to be of short duration, perhaps a whole day and stranded well, hopefully overnight.

Lowering the Risk of High School Football Injuries
by Jonathon Hardcastle
It is not possible to prevent injuries in the game of football and for this reason many parents are hesitant to allow their children to participate. But the risk of injury can be minimized with cooperation between parents, doctors and coaches.

Does Intensive Pre-Season Strength Training Protect Rugby Players From Non-Contact Injury?
by Bruce Ross
Players at a leading Australian rugby club who undertook a high-intensity off-season strength training program experienced dramatically fewer non-contact injuries during the playing season than their less committed club mates.

Using A Mouthguard For the Safety of Your Child
by Minh Nguyen
Chances are, a child in your family probably participates in some kind of sporting activity, either in team sports or simply riding a bike. Over two million teeth are knocked out every year in the U.S. largely during sporting activities. Wearing a mouthguard could have prevented many of these incidents.

Running With Knee Pain
by Susie Goodridge
forty-two percent of all injuries from overuse affect the knee joint, and runner's knee (patellofemoral pain syndrome or PFPS), is the most common injury among runners.

Pain Management- Foods That Help Ease Pain
by Meri Raffetto
Pain- something that no one wants to experience even once let alone daily and yet chronic pain is not uncommon. Research shows that making some small changes to your diet can make a difference.

Basketball Sizes
By Eddie Tobey
The NBA has specified basketball sizes. These help you choose the right ball for yourself or your children, and it is recommended that they be followed strictly to avoid injury during play.

Pain? Injuries? Know When to Change Sports
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
If your favorite sport causes chronic pain or an injury that does not heal, you should probably switch to another sport.

Tips for Making Yourself Far More Flexible in the Next 30 Days by Christopher Guerriero
Staying limber can offset age-related stiffness, improve athletic performance, and optimize functional movement in daily life.

Preventing Seasonal Sports Injuries
With spring in full swing, it's a great time to play a round of golf, set of tennis, or game of volleyball. But enjoyable as these sports may be, they can also cause serious injuries--especially if your body has not been properly conditioned before you begin playing.

Why Do My Feet Hurt So Much When I Run?
by Willie Jones
Most people do not know that there is a proper shoe for their foot type. Knowing your foot type before you hit the stores can make a world of difference whether you want to do brisk walking, jogging or marathons.

Golf And Upper Limb Injuries: A Summary And Review Of The Literature
by Andrew J McHardy and Henry P Pollard
Many golf-related injuries occur in the upper limb, yet little research on the potential mechanisms of these injuries has been conducted.

Overcoming Shin Splints
by Jeff Marsick
Information from a chiropractor on how to avoid or deal with shin splints.

Sports Massage - An Introduction
by Richard Lane
Many therapists offer Sports Massage on their ‘massage menu’ yet few understand what sports massage is about.

Surgery May Give Some Athletes New Lease On Life
by Rita Jenkins
Sudden cardiac arrest is the most common cause of death for athletes during competition. But a relatively simple surgical procedure not only corrects the condition, but also gives affected individuals the promise of a normal life span

Stress After A Sport Accident
by Jane Thurnell-Read
Sport accidents can do more than cause physical injuries. A serious accident can make you nervous about going back to the sport you love. Maybe you overcome that fear, but your anxiety makes you clumsy and tense, so that you perform less well and enjoy it less too. Here’s a simple self-help tip for just that situation.

Gymnastics Injury; Prevention, Treatment - A Brief Overview
by Murray Hughes
The complexity that routines entail increases the risk of painful injury and fatigue if proper preparations are not taken to ensure all-around safety.

Calf Cramps - 5 Ways to Avoid the Pain
by Charlie Cory
Imagine this scenario if you will. Let's say that you are 7.5k into a 10k run and the road starts to incline. Ever so slightly, but enough to put that extra strain on your legs as you try to maintain contact ...

Snowboard Safety: Common Injuries and Treatment
by Jeremy Hier
Here are a few snowboarding safety tips dealing with common injuries, how to treat those injuries and what can be done to prevent them.

Plantar Fasciitis And Heel Bone Spurs Causes
by David Buster
Plantar fasciitis occurs when the connective tissue on the bottom of your foot that attaches to your heel becomes inflamed.


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