April 01, 2021 0 Comments

  • Use the proper technique. This should be reinforced during the playing season.
  • Do not play through pain.
  • Massage: The prevention of injury is a benefit often gained through massage. A variety of injuries such a muscle strains, pulls and tears can occur for a range of reasons. The most common causes of injury include overuse, muscle weakness and muscle tightness
  • Take breaks. Rest periods during practice and games can reduce injuries and prevent heat illness

  • Increase flexibility. Stretching exercises after games or practice can increase flexibility. Stretching should also be incorporated into a daily fitness plan

  • Take time off. Plan to have at least 1 day off per week and at least one month off per year from training for a particular sport to allow the body to recover.