Flashcards in Body Maintenance Deck (17)
How long should CERID be continued for?
How long should you ice an injury for a child or small adult?
10 mins on, 2 hrs off
How long should you ice an injury for an adult?
20 mins on, 2 hrs off
What are the three elements of a warm up?
Cardio/Aerobic, Stretch/Flexibility, Technique
What happens if you apply alcohol to an injury?
What does HARM stand for?
Heat, Alcohol, Running, Massage
What does a cool down do for the body?
Prevents lactic acid build up, releases muscular tension, slows blood circulation, lowers body temperature
What does a warm up do for the body?
Increases body temperature, increases blood circulation, increases pulse rate
What is improved by elevating an injury?
Reducing blood swelling and bruising
What are chronic injuries caused by?
Repeated overuse, sustained repetitions, aggravating a previous injury
What can you do in a cool down?
Gentle stretching, using breath to release movements, swinging movements
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
What does CERID stand for?
What are the two types of sports injuries?
Acute and chronic
What are soft tissue injuries?
Injuries affecting the muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments
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