Unformatted text preview: Safety and Injury Prevention in Weight Training
Proper Attire ___Athletic t- shirt_________________Athletic shorts/pants_____________Closed toed shoes with rubber sole____________________________ Why proper attire is needed?
____When you sweat on equipment you are increasing the chance of sharing germs. _If your bare skin (especially if you have an open Reason you should re-rack equipment __Decrease the risk of injury to self and others. Keeps the equipment in good condition. Proper weight room etiquette so others can u Load & Unload ____one____ Load _____larger_______ Use a _____clip________ plate at a time.
to keep plates in place. Reasons why you should load & unload barbell correctly: __Barbell can tip if the weights are not balanced. Reduce risk of injury to self and others. _____________________________________________ Definition of MRSA: __A type of staph bacteria that is resistant to several antibodies.______________________________________________________________________ Definition of Ringworm: ___A common skin infection that is caused by a fungus. _______________________________________________________________________________ Definition of Flu/ Norovirus: ___A contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. ______________________________________________________________________ What are two ways to avoid infectious diseases in the weight room? _____Wipe down machines. _____Wash hands after workouts. _________________________________________________________________________ Do not ______start_______ Always use a a workout before your partner is ready _______spotter____________ When spotting make sure you are
Follow _____instructions________ _________paying attention_____________ given by the teacher
Injury Prevention List two reasons for Warming up _To get the blood flowing. To bring the body’s temperature up slowly and loosen up the muscles before doing anything serious. _______ List two reasons for Stretching _To improve overall flexibility. To prevent from muscles working against each other. _________________________________________________ What is the purpose of the Cool Down? ____To get us back into normal pace gradually and give us time to recover. ___________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________ What does DOMS?
D Delayed _________
Cause of DOMS _____By exercise that has mostly eccentric movements under load. ___________________________________________________________________ ...
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