Sports injuries are the injuries that most commonly occur during sports and exercises. These injuries may result from accidents, poor training practices, and use of improper protective gear, lack of conditioning, and insufficient warm up and stretching. The sports injuries may be either acute (sprains, fractures, tears) or chronic (tendinitis, overuse injury) injuries.
The most common sports injuries are:
Signs of an acute injury include:
Chronic injuries occur after playing a sport or performing an exercise for a long time. Signs of a chronic injury include:
If you get injuried while playing a sport or exercising and feel pain, stop immediately. Do not try to “walk it off” or “work through the pain.” Continuing only does more harm. Call a doctor if there is: