Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)
Common sports injuries
Author(s): Mohammed Abou Elmagd
Abstract: Every day, a lot of people all over the world participate in games and sports activities or competitions. Participation in sports improves physical fitness and overall health and wellness. Games and sports can also result in injuries, some minor, some serious and still other in lifelong medical problem. Sports injuries result from acute trauma or repetitive stress associated with athletic activities. Sports injuries can affect bones or soft tissue (ligaments, muscles, tendons). There are numerous sports injuries happened in the field of sports. It is very important for all coaches, trainers and players to know the causes symptoms, prevention and treatment for all these common injuries in order to avoid most of these types of injuries, also to update the poor training methods. This paper will review the general common sports injuries.