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1

What are direct injures?

Caused by contact with an injury or opponent

2

What are indirect injuries?

Caused by poor technique or incorrect landing

3

What are chronic injuries?

Injuries that are reoccurring or persistent for long periods of time

4

What are acute injuries?

Injuries that occur suddenly while playing sport

5

What are 10 injury prevention strategies?

Strapping
Mouth guards
Wrist supports
Helmet
Shin guards
Correct foot wear
Stretch and warm up
Using equipment correctly
Using the right technique
Knee pads

6

What does SALTAPS stand for?

Stop play
Ask the player what happened
Look at the injury
Touch if safe to do so- compare to other limb
Active movement
Passive movement
Stand up, play on

7

What is RICER for?

Soft tissue injury treatment

8

What does RICER stand for?

Rest
Ice
Compression
Elevation
Referral

9

How long do you put ice on for?

20 minutes at a time for the first 24-48 hours

10

What does compression do?

Restricts internal bleeding and reduces swelling

11

What is the aim of RICER?

To decrease swelling and pain

12

What does NO HARM stand for?

No heat
No alcohol
No running
No massage

13

What does ACL stand for?

Anterior cruciate ligament

14

Where is the anterior cruciate ligament located?

In the centre of the knee joint.

15

What does the anterior cruciate ligament do?

The role is to keep the knee stable and in place at all times

16

What is an ACL injury?

An anterior cruciate ligament injury is extreme stretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee.