An athlete can prevent a muscle injury by taking precautionary actions for their body’s safety and if a muscle injury does occur, using the RICE method to heal will sufficiently heal the muscle back to good health if surgery isn’t need. To be able to prevent muscle injuries athletes first have to know what kinds of muscle injuries are out there and their symptoms. In the world today the two most common muscle injuries are sprains and strains. A muscle sprain is a stretch or tear in a ligament, which is the band of tissue that holds two bones together. A muscle strain is a stretch or tear in a tendon, which is the band of tissue that holds the muscle to the bone (Ratini).
This type of sport has put me to the test to be more responsible, knowing i would have more homework, practice, and carry chores that has to deal with tennis plus my duties at home. I am the type of person that hates to be behind in work so, I learn how to manage my time. Knowing the games would fall during school days I would have to miss one or two days however, I am proud of myself I was able to maintain a high GPA. Sports can teach you one or more things about yourself, I became more responsible on how to manage my time. Although, without sport I would have not known how active I can be.
“Sports are a tool to learn life’s great lessons” or “a coach 's job is to learn how to love his/her athlete equally” are great examples/ goals to achieve, but sometimes these are the hardest things to do and it doesn’t work out as well as you expect it to be. Some athlete seriously considers to quit a sport that they are really talented in and could make a living out of, because of their most closest people like their parents or coaches. While I was reading through “The Power of a Coach” section of the book what I noticed was that some of the events that happened in the book, happened to me and my close friends as well. Some of the events happened during my soccer practices and some happened to me during track practices. The first time I felt a connection while I was reading this book was when the author was talking about the genders and how it can affect the athlete and the sports environment and how the coach said these discouraging yet words or behavior that a coach shouldn 't do .
Using foot charts for assistance, a reflexologist will apply pressure and simulation to a specific area on your feet, hands or ears in order to relieve stress or pain from a corresponding organ or area of your body. Reflexology reduces tension from your head to your toes in order to strengthen your immune system, calm the nervous system, improve blood circulation, and eliminate toxins to improve your overall health. Is Reflexology
‘’with athletes who are not meeting performance objectives or demonstrating the correct behaviours’’ (Difficult Coaching situation, University of Missouri 2006). A coach can come across to an athlete that’s has his own way of thinking this can be a perplexing task to complete it’s crucial to communicate with players and there is nothing worse than a player that has his own way of taking actions. It pays to have some insight into the sports community and to improve your communication knowledge it is never too late to get thought more. In coaching environments, a coach has much to teach but more time he does this by transmitting information, although we all could receive as well as transmitting many coaches are more skilled at transmitting rather than taking messages in. Interpersonal Communication As is goes you will have on one communications with your athletes, interpersonal communication skills are developed and may be enhanced with increased knowledge and practiced.
Lastly, there will be mental and physical I’ll explain. The thing about extracurricular activities is they hold a special place in your heart. They teach you so much character,discipline and trust. They teach you life lessons that can not be taught in classroom. I personally have learned so much about myself and my true character through sports.Coach Crager has taught me how to be a real gentlemen on and off the field.
Through years of training players are broken down physically and then built back up mentally. This physical breakdown gives players other skills such as respect and logical thinking. According to a recent news segment on CNN, “Players on great teams work all year round to develop the strength, endurance and skills they need to win in the fall.” A good work ethic is key to success in the outside world on and off the field because employers, mentors, trainers, and even parents all very much enjoy and are impressed by hard workers who are persistent. Work ethic is a key skill in being successful in a job and in academic work field. “The first great lesson boys learn playing football is that great things are only achieved after long hours of hard work.” CNS News.
Although there are many professions that go underpaid, athletes still deserve their huge salaries due to their relentless work and hustle. The first factor that makes athlete’s salaries worth it is that they practice every day. Every single day, athletes show their passion and insane work ethic by putting themselves in gruesome workouts to be in the best of shape to play their sport. The harder you work the more compensation you deserve because that is the more you put into your job. In all jobs if you work harder you get promotions and aggrandized greenback.
When you think of an athlete, usually the word “tough” comes to mind. Being an athlete myself, I know that sometimes, it is hard to succeed. There are many obstacles that you have to maneuver around, such as jobs, homework/school, FFA, and other sports, not to mention the weight of parents constantly breathing down. However, if you 're a truly determined athlete you will find a way to make it, safely, around those obstacles. One obstacle may be playing with athletes who don 't care.
Many student-athletes are able to handle the schedule and pressure that one faces in the collegiate environment, but some cannot. On a day-to-day basis student athletes are required to maintain a healthy balance between their respective sport and their schoolwork, which is difficult. A typical student-athlete schedule includes waking up early, attending classes, going to practice, lifting,
Many athletes that make it this far in their athletic career have worked hard and they have the physical capability to do things. They have natural talent when it comes to the sport that they are in. This doesn’t go for every athlete because some athletes work harder when they don’t have the natural ability, but for most athletes at these levels they have a natural ability to perform in their sport. There is also mechanics in sports. Athletes in college and in the pros work on mechanics every time they practice.
Nevertheless, we still have aspects that require attention if we will keep our young athletes safe. Part of it has to do with overcoming the culture and attitude associated with concussions and brain injury. Sometimes coaches, athletes and parents still do not treat concussions as seriously as they should. In some cases, athletes will attempt to downplay the symptoms because they want to continue playing. However, you should always take a concussion with the utmost seriousness.
To conclude, being an Athletic Trainer requires knowledge about the human body, social skills to speak to the patients and coaches, and responsibility skills. The main things an Athletic Trainer needs to know is knowledge about the human body and its functions, they need social skills to speak with coaches and players, and responsibility skills. These parts are connected because an Athletic Trainer needs these skills to be successful in this field of work and without one of these there aren 't any possibility of becoming an excellent Athletic Trainer and there won 't be room to progress into the professional level. So next time an athlete gets injured remember who helps them recover as quickly as
They prevent blood from clotting, which is good in some cases but not so beneficial in others. NSAIDs are commonly used in sports. They allow athletes to recover from sport injuries and hence return to form quicker that if the injured was allowed to rest. However, concern has been raised on athletes about the use of these drugs. Data from many sports have consistently demonstrated that many athletes self-administer NSAIDs prior to athletic participation to prevent pain and inflammation before it occurs.
It’s this immersion into various sporting activities that has led me to the understanding that engaging in athletics has a very positive impact in our lives. Additionally, sports are extremely important in building one’s character through hard work, learning to work with others on a team and by learning how to cope with the joy of winning and the inevitability of losing. One thing to know about any sport is that there is no free ride. You earn recognition, all your playing time, and a starting position through hard work. I grew up playing all kinds of different