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Winter 2012 - Injury Prevention - Mike Wilkins

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Winter 2012 - Injury Prevention - Mike Wilkins Winter 2012 - Injury Prevention - Mike Wilkins Presentation Transcript

  • Powerpoint Templates Page 1Powerpoint TemplatesMichael WilkinsMA, ATC, CSCSPrevention of Injuries
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 2Common causes of injuries– age -injury history– gender -fitness level– body size -equipment– muscle strength -facilities– skill level -training errors/technique
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 3Acute and Chronic Injuries• Acute injury - “injury characterized by rapidonset, resulting from a traumatic event”• Acute injuries typically involve traumafollowed by pain, swelling and loss offunction.
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 4Chronic Injuries• Chronic injuries develop over time and areoften associated with repetitive, cyclicactivities, such as running.• These injuries are commonly called“overuse injuries.”
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 5Tissues injured• Bone• Muscle• Tendon• Ligament• Nerve• Fascia, Aponeurosis…
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 6Preventing injuries• Is it possible to prevent injuries?• Decrease the likeliness– general -- aerobic fitness, muscle strength,muscle endurance, flexibility, body comp., etc– sports specific -- all aspects of the particularsport that are unique
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 7Program design• Common cause of – itis– Overuse– Power without Strength– Lack of flexibility (improper stretching)– Overuse, repetitive movements
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 8Fads• Exercises– P90X– Insanity– Tabata• Diet– Adkins– South Beach– Paleo– Cleanse…
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 9Hydration• H2O• Gatorade• Soda• Coffee• Energy drinks• 5 hr energy
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 10Suppliments• Some are harmful• Some are safe
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 11Once Injured3 phases of healing after injury Inflammatory Repair Maturation
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 12Inflammation Occurs IMMEDIATELY following injury Lasts 2-4 days (depending on severity) Body’s natural defense to injury Normal signs/symptoms (SS) includeswellingPain (caused by pressure put on nerve)reddening of skinincreased local temperatureloss of function
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 13Inflammation ControlP. protection (splint/crutches etc)R. restI. ice **** decreases blood flow, swelling, pain,muscle spasm 20 min on 20 off gel-ice packs increase risk frostbiteC. compression (ace wrap/bandage)E. elevation (above the heart)
  • Powerpoint Templates Page 14HeatContraindicationsVasodilatation - increased swelling ininflammatory phase
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  • Powerpoint Templates Page 16Second Page"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicingelit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore etdolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quisnostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip exea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor inreprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eufugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatatnon proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitanim id est laborum."