Read about the parts of the body most at risk for injury.
Learn how often injuries can occur.
Identify factors that can put you at increased risk for injury.
Learn about what you can do to prevent injuries.
Engaging in sport and recreational activity on a regular basis can improve your physical and mental health. Your risk of injury varies depending on the activity, but it is important to know that injuries can and sometimes do happen. Be informed and learn what you can do to prevent injuries.
Learn about common injuries, risk factors, and how to prevent injury in over 40 sports, including basketball, ice hockey, kayaking, and gymnastics.
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Where you can sustain injury varies by sport
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Athletes showed changes in certain brain cells.
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