Sports Injury Prevention

Blog articles to help you learn more about preventing sports injuries.

footballers and depression

Are Footballers More At Risk Of Depression?

Are Footballers More At Risk Of Depression, anxiety and suicide? Do professional footballers have a higher risk of mental health issues when they retire than the general population? Many professional footballers enjoy exciting careers playing

BPA free water bottles

What is BPA Free Plastic?

BPA free plastic is a type of plastic found in some sports drinking bottles and hydration packs. BPA is bisphenol A, a synthetic chemical used in the production of certain types of plastics. A variety

medical causes of cramp

Which Medical Conditions Cause Dehydration?

We all know how important proper hydration is to sports performance and avoiding injury. But did you know several medical conditions cause, or increase the likelyhood of dehydration? The following are some medical conditions which

Does dehydration cause cramp

Does Dehydration Cause Cramp?

Does dehydration cause cramp? Yes, dehydration can be a common cause of muscle cramps. When you become dehydrated, your body loses fluids and electrolytes, such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. These minerals are necessary

barefoot running

Benefits of Barefoot Running?

Barefoot running has become more popular, but what are the benefits, if any? People are beginning to ditch their expensive, high-tech running shoes in favour of running barefoot. Why Run Barefoot? People have been running

Dance injuries

The 6 Main Causes of Dance Injuries

Dance injuries rates are significantly statistically higher than that of other sports. A study by Wolverhampton University found professional dancers were more likely to suffer injuries than rugby players. Statistics show that 80 percent of

Catching a cold

6 Top Tips to Avoid Catching a Virus

If you have an important competition, or exam coming up the last thing you want is to become ill. Here are six tips to avoid catching viruses including covid. How do I catch a virus?

Drinking enough

Are you drinking enough?

No, not alcohol! Water. Dehydration can have a detrimental effect on performance so regularly drinking water is essential. Staying hydrated enables people to perform at their best by aiding concentration and reducing fatigue, and so

Depression in Athletes

Signs Of Depression In Athletes

Depression in athletes is not uncommon. Sport places abnormal stresses on competitors and like a person’s physical attributes, mental health also alters throughout life. Depression in athletes is now less stigmatised in the public arena, with

Cold weather training

Five Benefits Of Cold Weather Training

As winter creeps up, the prospect of running in cold weather is sometimes far less appealing than staying inside with home comforts. However, exercising in cold weather provides an additional array of health and athletic benefits,

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