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Rehabilitation Procedures

Critical question 4: How is injury rehabilitation managed?Rehabilitation ProceduresRehabilitation procedures ensure that athletes who return to play do so only when they are ready and it is safe to do so. If athletes return to play too quickly, they can increase the...

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Return to Play

Return to Play

Critical question 4: How is injury rehabilitation managed? Return to Play Athletes will generally want to return to their sport as soon as possible. Care must be taken, through rehabilitation procedures, to ensure that they only return when they are fit and ready to...

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Taping and Bandaging

Taping and Bandaging

Critical question 3: What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete? Taping and Bandaging Taping and bandaging can be used to prevent injury from occurring or to aid in recovery or rehabilitation after injury. Preventative Taping...

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Environmental Considerations

Environmental Considerations

Critical question 3: What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete? Environmental Considerations Environment factors, such as temperature, humidity and wind, can present a number of hazards for athletes. Planning can minimise the...

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Sports Policy and the Sports Environment

Sports Policy and the Sports Environment

Critical question 3: What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete? Sports Policy and the Sports Environment Rules of sports and activities Rules are designed to protect the athlete from injury and are usually enforced by referee’s...

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Physical Preparation

Physical Preparation

Critical question 3: What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete? Physical Preparation Preparation is integral to the development of a healthy training regime and athletic success. Athletes are encouraged to physically ready...

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Female Athletes

Female Athletes

Critical question 2: How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? Female Athletes                There are a variety of medical issues that may impact the performance levels and health of female athletes.   Eating Disorders There are a...

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Adult and Aged Athletes

Adult and Aged Athletes

Critical question 2: How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? Adult and Aged Athletes It is important that people continue to exercise, as they get older. As people age onset of lifestyle diseases becomes more likely. Exercising regularly,...

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Children and Young Athletes

Children and Young Athletes

Critical question 2: How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? Children and Young Athletes Young athletes and young children have particular needs and require additional attention when performing in any sport or physical activity. It is also...

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Assessment of Injuries

Assessment of Injuries

Critical question 1: How are sports injuries classified and managed? Assessment of Injuries The TOTAPS method (Talk, Observe, Touch, Active movement, Passive Movement, Skills Test) is an effective way to assess the nature and extent of an injury to a player and make a...

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