Insoles, External Joint Supports, and Multi-Intervention Training Programs Reduce Sports Injuries
- Preventing sports injuries. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Sept2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p121
Presents a guide on preventing sports injuries. Advice on the training load of athletes; Benefits of participating in a variety of physical activities; Purposes of warm ups and cool downs; Nutrition tips for athletes.
- The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM and GYROKINESIS. Forde, Annabelle; Bolton, Richard // SportEX Medicine;Jul2007, Issue 33, p28
This article examines gyrotonic therapy which is a therapy practice for movement in rehabilitation. The system incorporates the principles of gymnastics, swimming, dance and yoga to produce a system of movement and balance. Gyrokinesis is a floor-and-stool based collection of exercises that...
- Sport Injuries: Behavioral, Biomechanical, and Therapeutic Perspectives. Frehlich, Shane G. // Chronicle of Kinesiology & Physical Education in Higher Educatio;Sep2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p12
The article evaluates studies which examines sport injury and disease from many different subdisciplines within kinesiology including those of athletic training, biomechanices, sport psychology, and sports medicine. Each of these studies reveals new insights into the mechanism associated with...
- How to prevent sports injuries. S.C. // Natural Health;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p115
Provides tips on how to prevent sports injuries. Discontinuance of actions when there is pain; Increase in the range of motion by pre-exercising stretches; Changing of positions regularly; Use of the right equipment; Importance of rest to allow muscles to heal; Division of the workout across...
- PREVENTING SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES. Janda, David H. // USA Today Magazine;May2003, Vol. 131 Issue 2696, p51
Talks about the prevention of sports-related injuries. Educational tips offered by the Institute for Preventive Sports Medicine.
- Balancing sport risk and health benefits. Matheson, Gordon O. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun99, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p3
Discusses the work of physicians engaged in sports medicine. Balancing of sport risk and health benefits; Reference to a study which showed the risk of dying during exercise offset by the reduced mortality; Recommendation to define the risk-benefit ratio of sports and exercise activity.
- A Step Ahead. Hamilton, Michelle // Runner's World;Nov2010, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p53
The article offers information on the team approach program for injury prevention called 'RunSafe' adopted by the At the Shiny sports-medicine center at the University of California, San Francisco, California.
- Is it Possible to Prevent Sports Injuries?: Review of Controlled Clinical Trials and Recommendations for Future Work. Parkkari, J.; Kujala, U.M.; Kannus, P. // Sports Medicine;Nov2001, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p985
Sports injuries are one of the most common injuries in modern western societies. Treating sports injuries is often difficult, expensive and time consuming, and thus, preventive strategies and activities are justified on medical as well as economic grounds. A successful injury surveillance and...
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for Trunk Mobility and Strength. Dale, R. Barry; Myers, Danny // Athletic Therapy Today;Sep2009, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p26
This article discusses Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) for use in sport rehabilitation geared towards improving trunk mobility and strength. The author uses golf as an example of a sport which would benefit from PNF and goes on to provide specific exercises, including PNF...