Changing Your Sport

After a bad sports injury, many athletes are forced to abandon their primary sport and switch to a completely different sport. Although this is certainly better than giving up on sports and physical activity entirely as a result of a major injury, athletes who are forced to switch up their sport often do so...

Sports Injuries Associated With Swimming

Unlike most sports, there is generally very little in the way of injuries associated with the sport of swimming. The only exception is shoulder injuries. One swimming injury that can sideline swimmers if not attended too properly is rotator cuff tendonitis. Overuse is what gives most shoulder injuries to...

Head Injuries In Sports

Athletes can injure their heads in many ways in most all sports. Injuries can range from concussion, broken nose, and fractured or dislocated jaw, broken or knocked out teeth, nasal injuries to brain injuries. Head injuries can be the most serious ones suffered by a sports player. They are the most common...

Protective Sporting Gear

One of the most mindboggling aspects of some sports is the propensity of some participants to have a blatant disregard for their own physical well-being. This doesn’t just occur in sports like mixed martial arts or within the so-called extreme sports, but occurs anytime an athlete refuses to utilize...

Emotional Trauma In Sports

There is another way to sustain trauma in sports besides physical injuries; there is the possibility of sustaining emotional trauma while participating in sports. Emotional trauma is especially devastating to young sports participants. Emotional trauma can occur as a result of inappropriate relationships...

Ten Ways To Insure Your Workout Won

Workouts can help to keep you healthy as long as you follow safety tips so that you reduce your risk for sports injuries. Here are some tips to help keep you safe during your workouts. The first tip is to get a complete physical examination to make sure that you are free of any undiagnosed heart disease or...

The Importance Of An Annual Physical To Avoid Injuries

Professional athletes usually understand the vast importance of an annual physical exam with a physician. People who engage in sports and other physical activities as a pastime or hobby, on the other hand, may have a harder time understanding why it is so important to visit the doctor on an annual basis in...

Pulled Muscles

It’s quite common to hear athletes complain of a “pulled muscle,” but what exactly does that mean? A pulled muscle usually refers to a strained muscle, which is pain caused by either forcing a muscle into an unnatural position or from a direct injury to a muscle. The muscle does not have...

Rice

Sports injuries happen all the time, especially within sports that are known for aggression and competition. It’s quite difficult to avoid certain sports injuries, so seasoned athletes and sports participants should know what to do in the event of an injury. It’s important to act quickly and...

Working Out Beyond Your Sport

Athletes and active sports participants are usually in pretty good shape. Indeed, many athletes and sports participants have enviable physical capabilities as a result of their active participation in sports. The problem arises, however, when these folks limit their physical activities to the one sport or...
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