Everyone who engages in sport or is interested in it has repeatedly encountered the wording that someone has been injured or will have a break in training caused by an injury.In the sports world, it is not possible to rule out all the situations that contribute to the injury, but in many cases, the risk of various types of injuries can be significantly reduced.
The injury occurs when stress associated with the activity exceeds the limit that the body can withstand.Prevention of injuries consists in reducing this stress or increasing the body’s resistance to stress.The most common factors that generate stress, being at the same time the cause of the injury, are activities that we are not prepared for, overloading muscles or joints, lack of proper regeneration and ill-fitting training equipment.
As it turns out, some areas of our body are particularly vulnerable to injuries.- In Germany, 3% of head injuries, 4% of upper limb fracture, 1% hip fracture, 8% fracture of the lower limb, 5% other fractures, 4% injuries of internal organs, 60% sprains, sprains and injuries are conducted in Germany. rupture of ligaments, 12% contusion and wounding, 3% other sports injuries, with a total number of injuries in the 18-79 age group of 2 million.
In order to avoid injuries, we should always remember about proper warm-up, stretching and, above all, keep the sense of the training.Good protection for joints and muscles are special stabilizers and bands for athletes that, when used prophylactically, minimize the risk of overloading.It is also important to be aware of the use of a proper diet, supporting our body and contributing to a faster recovery after injury.
From the point of view of joints and bones, nutrition is important in maintaining their proper condition, strengthens them, increases resistance to overloading and accelerates regeneration.Our diet has a direct impact on the process of treating the injury, because the better the state ofour muscles and bones, the easier it is to rehabilitate.
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