Flashcards in Sports Injuries Deck (16)
What are direct injures?
Caused by contact with an injury or opponent
What are indirect injuries?
Caused by poor technique or incorrect landing
What are chronic injuries?
Injuries that are reoccurring or persistent for long periods of time
What are acute injuries?
Injuries that occur suddenly while playing sport
What are 10 injury prevention strategies?
Correct foot wear
Stretch and warm up
Using equipment correctly
Using the right technique
What does SALTAPS stand for?
Ask the player what happened
Look at the injury
Touch if safe to do so- compare to other limb
Stand up, play on
What is RICER for?
Soft tissue injury treatment
What does RICER stand for?
How long do you put ice on for?
20 minutes at a time for the first 24-48 hours
What does compression do?
Restricts internal bleeding and reduces swelling
What is the aim of RICER?
To decrease swelling and pain
What does NO HARM stand for?
What does ACL stand for?
Anterior cruciate ligament
Where is the anterior cruciate ligament located?
In the centre of the knee joint.
What does the anterior cruciate ligament do?
The role is to keep the knee stable and in place at all times