18Feb, 2014

Shaun White Avoiding Snowboarding Injuries

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Thousands of snowboarders are thrilled each time they hear of yet another snow storm to hit their favorite mountains. The exhilaration they experience as they accelerate down the mountain while looking out into the beautiful white scenery is like nothing else in the world. The evolution of snowboarding over the last few decades has been fun and exciting to witness. It was only in the late ‘90s that snowboarding was added to the Olympics, and now two time Olympic Gold medalist Shaun White has even become a household name. This […]
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25Jan, 2014

Rock Climbing Injuries

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Common Rock Climbing Injuries How to avoid them, how to fix them, and when to see a doctor  Most climbing injuries occur from lack of warm-up, heavy muscle fatigue, and repetitive moves Prevention: Always warm up and take breaks from working on the same problem allowing those muscles to rest and repair themselves   Finger injuries: These conditions are usually caused by holds requiring support of a large percentage of body weight with one or two fingers. Prevention: Warm up before climbing, ease into the crimpy climbs, stretch your fingers, […]
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preventing football injuries
9Oct, 2013

Preventing Football Injuries

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Football- Common Injuries and How to Prevent Them Football is one of the most popular sports in America both to watch and to play, especially amongst young athletes. Unfortunately, it is also the leading cause of school sports injuries. In 2012, almost 1.3 million people were treated for football-related injuries in hospital emergency rooms, doctors’ offices, and clinics according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Most Common Injuries in Football Players Injuries can occur both during football games and practice. While overuse injuries can occur, traumatic injuries such as ligament tears […]
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