Sports & Fitness
Taking precautions to prevent sporting injuries should be a concern for anyone active in sports. Preventing injuries is less painful, less time-consuming and less difficult than treating injuries, and it is the chief goal of sports therapy.
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Know Your Limits
Step 1Be realistic about what your body can handle. If you are starting a new sport, take time to learn about it and its physical demands. Consider your age, fitness level and experience when deciding whether a certain sport is appropriate for you.
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Almost 75 percent of kids quit sports by the time they reach age 13. While a lot of this has to do with specialization and focusing on one sport, many children are leaving because they feel they can't succeed. For parents, this can be frustrating because they don't know the best way to reach out to their kids, but there are ways they can help alleviate the pressure their children face on the field.
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There are many types of injuries that happen to athletes due to repetitive motion and over use. Running is often incorporated as part of a conditioning program, or as a sport on its own, and a common sport injury from running is shin splints. Sharp pain on the outside edge of the shin is the most common symptom. This type of injury can be as mild as a minor annoyance, or prove to be serious enough to stop any kind of activity that involves running.
Being prepared is always wise. But having a properly supplied emergency kit is essential when coaching, playing or volunteering with sports teams.
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A pulled muscle is one of the most common injuries that athletes suffer. It is caused when a muscle group is over-stretched and it results in soreness and sometimes a loss of mobility. Minor swelling can occur and sometimes even a bruise. The bruise is created because the pull can result in small tears in the muscle fiber. If those tears bleed a little bit, then you may see some bruising over the sore area.
Once the body passes age 50, your playing days are over, right? Wrong. The Senior Olympic organization allows older competitive adults an opportunity to compete at the highest levels in 18 sports. Many states have Senior Olympic organizations that provide local competition, with specific sports organization fielding teams and individuals for the Senior Olympic competitions.