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Sports injuries
Summary: Playing sport and doing regular exercise is good for your health, but sometimes you can injure yourself. Sports injuries can be caused by:
* not warming up properly before exercising
* using inadequate equipment
* pushing yourself too hard
* an accident

Some common types of sports injuries include:
* blisters
* bruises
* cuts
* minor head injuries
* sprains and strains
* swelling of a tendon (the medical term for this is tendonitis)
Language: English
Format: Online Resource
Publication Date: July 2011
Download / Order: View online
Publisher: the NHS website

Last updated: 22/11/2018