Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries
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An understanding on the types and treatment of Sports Injuries for PDHPE HSC
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Glossary of Sports Medicine Terminology

Glossary of Sports Medicine Terminology | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it
Definitions and explanations of the most common Sports Medicine Terminology.

Use this website to complete a brief glossary of terms

 

Chronic

RICER

TOTAPS

Direct injuries

Soft tissue

Injury

Thermoregulation

Degree of mobility

Overuse injury

Acute

Iron deficiency

Progressive mobilisation

Subluxation

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Sprains, Strains, and Other Soft-Tissue Injuries - OrthoInfo - AAOS

Sprains, Strains, and Other Soft-Tissue Injuries - OrthoInfo - AAOS | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it

Classify the following sporting injuries (more than one may be possible) as Direct, Indirect, Overuse, Soft tissue or Hard Tissue.

 

A. A boxer being punched on the nose causing a fracture to the nasel bones.

B. An athlete tearing a hamstring.

C. Repetiitive running on hard surfaces causing stress fractures.

D.A football player putting their hand out to break their fall and dislocating their shoulder.

E. Tendonitis in the elbow of a professional tennis player.

F. A head clash between two athletes causing injury.

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Inflammation & Tisse Healing

Inflammation & Tisse Healing | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it

There are three stages to the Inflammatory response.

1. Inflammatory

2. Repair and regenerative

3. Remodelling

Using this and a variety of sources, discuss the use of heat and cold treatment to speed up a return to play.

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Scar Tissue: Cause of Chronic Muscle Pain and Reinjury

Scar Tissue: Cause of Chronic Muscle Pain and Reinjury | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it
If you have an overuse injury or recurring soft tissue injury, you likely have scar tissue formation. Learn how this type of tissue causes pain and how it can be resolved.

 

Read this to gain an understanding of what scar tissue is.

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HSC Online - Sports Medicine

HSC Online - Sports Medicine | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it
Exam material and other resources to help you succeed in your HSC. A Charles Sturt University (CSU) initiative developed in collaboration with the NSW Department of Education, Science and Training.

 

Complete the activity on hard tissue injuries

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Dencorub - Sport injury statistics in Australia

Dencorub - Sport injury statistics in Australia | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it
The National Healthy Survey 2001 estimated that approximately 367,000 Australians reported a recent injury from participating in an organised sport (for example soccer or netball). Of that 367,000, two-thirds were male.

 

What sports receive the highest % of injuries and what injuries are they likely to be?

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How to treat damaged soft tissues with RICE

How to treat damaged soft tissues with RICE | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it

Choose three different soft tissue injuries

 

What recommendations would you make regarding the treatment for each injury. Be as detailed as possible.

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Why are athletes wearing coloured tape?

Why are athletes wearing coloured tape? | Classifying and Managing Sports Injuries | Scoop.it
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Italian striker Mario Balotelli have been seen sporting colourful sticky tape on their bodies, so what's behind this latest sporting fad?

 

There are many varied ways to manage a soft tissue injury. Develop a t-chart to show the positives and negatives of different styles of strapping.


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Overuse Syndromes

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Overuse syndromes are common orthopedic problems characterized by chronic irritation to a body part. Many forms of repetitive strain injury fall under the category of overuse syndromes.

 

Choose three common overuse injuries and describe the cause, treatment and management of the injury.

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