INJURIES

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Mind map on injuries and how to prevent them. GCSE PE

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INJURIES
1 STRAIN
1.1 injury to a muscle or tendon
1.1.1 e.g. hamstrings
2 SPRAIN
2.1 injury to a joint when the ligaments have been overstretched or ruptured
2.1.1 e.g. ankle
3 R.I.C.E.
3.1 REST
3.1.1 specialists recommend between 24-48 hours of rest
3.1.1.1 to avoid further injury
3.2 ICE
3.2.1 helps the injury heal faster
3.2.2 avoids swelling or inflamation
3.2.2.1 this causes extreme amounts of pain
3.3 COMPRESSION
3.3.1 limits swelling
3.3.2 provides support
3.4 ELEVATION
3.4.1 decreases inflamation
3.4.1.1 by reducing blood flow to the injury
3.4.1.1.1 using gravity
3.4.1.1.2 and circulating it back to the heart
4 SAFE PRACTICE
4.1 (HOW TO PREVENT INJURY)
4.2 warm up correctly
4.3 wear protective equipment
4.3.1 e.g. shinpads or gumshield
4.4 apply the correct technique
4.4.1 e.g. bowling in cricket
4.5 follow the rules
4.5.1 e.g. no contact in netball
4.6 play against an equal opponent
4.6.1 e.g. weight, gender, age, ability
4.7 check playing surface
4.7.1 e.g. football pitch
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