Sports

Extreme Sports and the Body

There are a number of things athletes should do before going at conquering or attempting extreme sports for the first time. Here is a list to go by for the first extreme sporting event: Go to see the doctor. Have a complete physical done to make sure your body is compatible for extreme sports. Physicians will normally check weight and do a series of physical examinations and blood work as well. The heart is the main thing that will be focused to make sure it can handle the circumstances. ...

Sports Related Injuries

Injuries During Sports Statistics There are many different injuries that can occur in sports, especially if it is a contact sport such as Hockey or Football. One out of every 25 people seek professional help for a sports related injury every year. 1.35 million Children have a sports related injury a year. From the year of 1991 to 1998 sports related injuries increased by a total of 33 percent. A total of 276,000 injuries that were taken to the emergency of people who were age 35 to 54 rooms in ...

Underwater Sports

Sports That Can be Done Underwater There are number of sports that can be done under water. Many people relate underwater sports to scuba diving, snorkeling and breath-hold diving. Although these are some underwater sports, there are many more. These include: Fin swimming Spear fishing Underwater football & hockey & rugby Underwater photography Underwater target shooting Aquathlon Free diving Sport diving Under water orienteering Fin swimming & Spearfishing This underwater sport has ...

Preparing for Sports

Why Warm Up? It is important to warm up before any physical activity or sporting event is done. The warm up not only provides motivation but there are some good health benefits to doing it as well. People who do not warm up and cool down before and after strenuous activity are normally the ones hurt or suffering from an injury that can sometimes leave someone off their feet for weeks at a time. Some of the health benefits to warming up include blood circulation throughout the body, loosening m ...