Safety at the Gym

Body Building Review: U Pick reviews

This website offers some insight into why people are injured during workouts. This article looks at stretching techniques, warm ups and the importance of the cool downs.

body-building-review.upickreviews.com/5-ways-to-prevent-injuries-at-the-gym.html

Washington Orthopaedic and Knee Clinic

The Washington Clinic has useful information on preventing knee-related injuries while at the gym. Looking at your footwear and stretching are some of the tips offered.

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EHow – How to Avoid Injury at the Gym

This professional-user submitted blog has some excellent information on avoiding injuries and proper workout techniques. Other articles include choosing the right equipment for your height, using equipment correctly and what really happens to your body after a workout.

www.ehow.com/how_4807596_avoid-injury-gym.html

Kids Health

This article from kids Health looks at preventing children’s sports injuries. Exercises, getting children involved and checking for dehydration articles are available for readers.

kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/sports_safety.html#

Finding Dulcinea

The Finding Dulcinea website (‘Librarian of the Internet’) has details about what different types of injuries there are; from burns to sprains, abrasions and broken bones. Other website resources are provided for further research on each topic.

www.findingdulcinea.com/guides.topic__ss_categories_ss_health_ss_injuries.html

Gymnastics Rescue

The Gymnastics Rescue website offers visitors information on injury prevention for gymnasts. Pole Vaulting, horse jumping, parallel bars and balance beams are some of the areas covered. Anatomy of injuries, tips for parents and nutrition information are found on the website as well.

www.gymnasticsrescue.com/tips_prevent_injuries.htm

River Valley Health

Running Injury Prevention tip sheet offered from River Valley Health.

rivervalleyhealth.com/pdf/Running%20Injuries%20PDF.pdf

Toronto Health

Fall prevention training information.

www.toronto.ca/health/injuryprevention/seniors65/training_day.htm

Smart Marathon Training

This website has information on how to train for a marathon and avoid injury.

www.smart-marathon-training.com/injury-prevention.html

Think First

Ice Skating Injury Prevention Tips article available for download from Think First.

www.thinkfirst.ca/documents/IceSkatingTips-final.pdf