Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training

Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training - Preventing...

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05/29/11 1 Preventing Injuries Through Fitness Training Dr. Shari Bartz-Smith PED 217
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05/29/11 2 How do injuries occur? Fatigue, environmental factors, improper biomechanics, lack of preparation (training, etc), Acute- sudden recent Chronic- continuous or over time
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05/29/11 3 Warm-up Prepares the athlete for practice or competition and decreases the risk of injury A total warm-up includes: General warm-up Specific warm-up
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05/29/11 4 General Warm-up How does 5-10 minutes of slow jogging or riding a stationary bicycle physiologically affect the body? Increase in HR Increase in Blood Flow Increase in Deep Muscle Temp Increase in Respiration Rate Increase in Viscosity of Joint Fluids To allow smooth movement Increase Perspiration
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05/29/11 5 Specific Warm-Up Incorporates movements similar to the athletes sport 8-12 minutes of activity or sport-specific stretches 5-10 minutes of general before Often based on dynamic movements of a given sport or activity
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