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Common%20Injuries - HPS 1570 Walk/Jog Mrs. Doris Morris...

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Common Injuries: HPS 1570 Walk/Jog Mrs. Doris Morris
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Common Injuries: The best way to deal with injuries is to prevent them in the first place! “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”
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Common Injuries: Contain your enthusiasm Increase distance or decrease time required to cover a given distance slowly and progressively. Obtain physician release if you are over 45 or have any risk factors.
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Common Injuries: Personalize your exercise program to meet your specific goals and objectives. Do not exceed 85% of your MHR. Beginners should keep workouts between 20 – 30 minutes and lengthen as your fitness level improves.
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Common Injuries: At the beginning of a program, walk or jog every other day and increase frequency as you improve. Wear quality walking or jogging shoes Adjust the intensity of workout according to the environmental conditions (heat/cold).
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Common Injuries: Hydrate prior to workout, during workout (long runs) and after the workout. Always warm-up and cool-down. Work on improving your form. Choose surfaces that are less likely to
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Common Injuries: Walking – Low-impact activity associated with a low-risk of injury. Jogging – High-impact activity with associated with a high-risk of musculoskeletal injuries.
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Jogging – Approximately 35 – 60% of runners report injuries that temporarily interrupt training. The most common running injuries:
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course HPS 1570 taught by Professor Dorismorris during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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