Introduction There are a lot of recognised benefits to sports and fitness training. Playing sports is one effective way to exercise: strengthening and toning your muscles, developing endurance, improving heart health, boosting energy levels, and facilitating you to socialise and have fun with others. However, like all things, as well as the positives, there are… Read More
Introduction Almost everyone will probably experience an injury, whether minor or more serious, at least once in their lives – especially those who regularly participate in sports. Athletes are more exposed to such situations as they play sports more frequently. Sports injuries can range from hamstring pain and skin bruises to sprains and body pains.… Read More
Fitness centres are places where people usually go to get physical. They sweat it out to lose that extra flab. They train hard to gain that much coveted musculature. In the process, many of them usually use equipment that often looks like it can hurt any inexperienced person who dares use it. Because of all… Read More
Sporting injuries can have a huge consequence on not just a person’s sporting and physical ventures, but also their professional life as well. The most worrying thing about injuries acquired through playing sports is that they can happen at any given time to any person – such is the nature of ‘freak injuries.’ Something can… Read More
An A5 handout (PDF format) discussing sprains and strains, and what to do about them (i.e. first aid). Sprains & Strain (A5).
Do You Know the Signs of an Injury? Most fitness-related injuries have certain warning signs and symptoms that go beyond those that accompany daily wear and tear. It is, therefore, important for any active individual to always be evaluating their aches and pains, looking for symptoms that indicate more serious problems. Generally, symptoms include bruising… Read More
Research Paper Title Successful Return to Sport After Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization Versus Nonoperative Management in Contact Athletes With Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Background The debate continues regarding the optimal treatment of intercollegiate contact athletes with in-season anterior shoulder instability. Purpose To examine return to sport and recurrent instability in the season after… Read More