Sports Injuries

By: Esther Sim pd 4

Sports Injury Causes

  • overuse of a body part
  • lack of stretching
  • poor training
  • accidents

ACL Tear

  • one of the most common knee injuries
  • can cause arthritis in the future
  • surgery may be required to regain full function of knee
  • girls are 6 times more likely to tear their ACL because of their anatomy
  • ACL tears because it isn't strong enough to take repeated movements all by itself
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How to Prevent It

  • A set of exercises that strengthen the muscles around the knee
  • Doing so, reduces possibility of injury by 75%