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1

How long should CERID be continued for?

48-72 hours

2

How long should you ice an injury for a child or small adult?

10 mins on, 2 hrs off

3

How long should you ice an injury for an adult?

20 mins on, 2 hrs off

4

What are the three elements of a warm up?

Cardio/Aerobic, Stretch/Flexibility, Technique

5

What happens if you apply alcohol to an injury?

Swelling increases

6

What does HARM stand for?

Heat, Alcohol, Running, Massage

7

What does a cool down do for the body?

Prevents lactic acid build up, releases muscular tension, slows blood circulation, lowers body temperature

8

What does a warm up do for the body?

Increases body temperature, increases blood circulation, increases pulse rate

9

What is improved by elevating an injury?

Reducing blood swelling and bruising

10

What are chronic injuries caused by?

Repeated overuse, sustained repetitions, aggravating a previous injury

11

What can you do in a cool down?

Gentle stretching, using breath to release movements, swinging movements

12

What are three things you should not do with ice?

1. Apply to a diabetes patient
2. Walk around with an ice pack
3. Apply to an open wound

13

What does CERID stand for?

Compression
Elevation
Rest
Ice
Diagnosis

14

What are the two types of sports injuries?

Acute and chronic

15

What are soft tissue injuries?

Injuries affecting the muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments

16

What are five exercises you should avoid?

1. Straight leg toe touches
2. Russian cobblers
3. too many star jumps
4. full backwards head roll
5. ballistic stretching

17

What are acute injuries caused by?

Something sudden like an awkward landing