Quick Tips: Avoiding Fall Sports Injuries

Winding up in the emergency room isn’t the point of participating in sports and recreation.  We’re coming into the fall sports season for football, volleyball, and soccer. Wouldn’t you rather be out on the field, or the court than get treated for a nasty injury?

The Emergency Room Isn’t Fun

To avoid injury you have to think ahead, and do some planning. There are many reasons  players get hurt.  One of them is overuse, also called repetitive stress injury.  Failure to warm up and cool down is another.  Playing while in pain, and not wearing proper gear are other reasons.

During the off-season prep your body by starting a weight training program.  Muscular strength makes you more resilient, and less susceptible to sports injuries.

Read the full article “Experts Offer Tips To Help Keep Fall Sports Injury Free,” from Healthfinder.gov.

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Copyright 2012 Irene Pastore and Blue Moon Personal Training

Posted on September 8, 2012, in Health News, Injury Prevention, Quick Tips and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Your tips are very good, tips that everyone should know, things that are close to your mind! When you are working out a lot you need to know what to do in order to not injure yourself. Although more exercising is what people think best prevents sports injuries, sometimes an act of negligence from another party can lead to injuries that may harm the career of a sportsman.

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