This PSEB 12th Class Physical Education Notes Chapter 4 Sport Injuries will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 12th Class Physical Education Notes Chapter 4 Sport Injuries
→ The term sports injuries mean the injuries that occur during participation in sports activities or exercising.
→ It is also quite common especially for the people who tend to be active or exercise a lot in their routine.
→ The injuries in the field of sports can be due to direct or indirect impact on tissues i.e. soft tissues or hard tissues.
→ In the field, an athlete has to take part in terms of the process or training, or competition and seek medical treatment or first aid for the same.
→ The injuries in the field of sports can be due to poor physical fitness level, inadequate warming up or conditioning, lack of proper knowledge, poor quality sports equipment, bad conditions of the playfield, lack of nutritional diet, etc.
→ The chances of injuries can be avoided by adopting various preventive measures such as participation after proper warming up and conditioning, use of protective equipment, proper knowledge of rules and regulations and techniques, under the supervision of a coach, etc.
→ It is also important to know the basic first aid procedure in order to reduce the chances of further complications at the time of injuries on the field.
→ The sports injuries such as sprain, strain, abrasion, contusion, dislocation, and fracture can be managed with the help of first aid procedure and basic principles of RICE (Rest, Ice application, Compression, and Elevation).
→ But, it is well said that “Prevention is better than cure”.
→ Hence, the principle of ‘PRICE’ is more suitable to avoid the chances of injuries in the field of sports, where ‘P’ stands for ‘Protection’.
→ Hence, for the continuous improvement in the performance level, it is important to take care of each and every aspect related to injuries and their management.