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How to prevent sports injuries

How to prevent sports injuries

Kids like sports. This means they have enough physical activity, which is good and they have a lot of fun. Sadly, sports injuries are common, so parents should pay attention to them and protect their children. The best way to achieve this is using a protective gear! It is designed to prevent injuries! The most important part of it is a helmet! It protects the head of your child. Pay attention on the helmet you are using. There are different helmets, designed for different sports. For example, don’t use a baseball batting helmet while you are playing football. Beside them, eye protection, elbow, wrists and knee guards are recommended.

The next step is to warm up. Many children are excited when they should play sports, so often forgot to warm up before they start. It is important to stretch your muscles and warm them before running or any type of physical activity. It requires only 5 minutes. Equally important is to know the rules of that sport. This can prevent many injuries! For example, traffic function well, because every driver knows the rules. The same situation is with sports.

In every sport, you must watch for other players. Many sports involve body contact, but try to be careful and don’t do anything on purpose that may hurt another player. Sadly, injuries do happen. It is important to know that when you are injured you shouldn’t play sports! Wait, until your injury is fully healed. If you play while you are injured, you will have a poor results, you will need more time to recover and you can cause a new injury! If you follow these rules, you will be safe and have fun.

 

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