Sports Injury Prevention Strategies

Definition of Injury “Unintentional or intentional damage to the body resulting from acute exposure to thermal, mechanical, electrical, or chemical energy, or the absence of such essentials as heat or oxygen.” Causative factors for sports injuries: Intrinsic factors Age Gender Body size Injury history Fitness level Muscle strength/Flexibility Skill level Psychological state Extrinsic factors Equipment […]

Identify If You At Risk for an ACL Injury

Every athlete knows someone who has suffered a serious knee injury while playing a sport. ACL injuries are keeping athletes out of their sport up to 1 year, and costs to recover from an ACL injury are estimated at $15000-$25000. As an athlete, parent, or coach you have to determine if you, your child, or […]