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Questions tagged [injuries]

Questions about injuries not related to "medical advice."

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Why are artificial chicanes placed at the run off for long straights?

Why do tracks like Monza, Le Mans and Daytona Road Course feature run off areas that have several foam barriers that drivers need to drive around? I understand that these were placed so that drivers ...
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Do goalkeepers return faster than field players from injury in football?

Goalkeepers in football are of course not as physically active as the field players. I was wondering whether this means that goalkeepers are allowed to return from an injury earlier than field ...
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Are there studies that shows significant link between repetitive heading and brain injuries?

Are there studies that shows significant link between repetitive heading and brain injuries?
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can the bowler from previous over continue this over?

If a bowler gets injured in the over and has gone out of the field then can a bowler who bowled the previous over continue this over?
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What is the scientific consensus of wearing ankle tapes and braces to prevent injuries in team sports?

The literature recommends different best practices. Some may say the best injury prevention methods are wearing tapes or braces. Other professionals are keep saying that the best way to prevent ...
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Difference in injury rates between girls' and boys' lacrosse?

At the middle and high school level, are there differences in rates and severity of injury, between girls' and boys' lacrosse? If there is a difference, what would explain it, in terms of actual play?...
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Physical Conditioning for Skateboarding [closed]

I've been thinking of taking up skateboarding again as an adult (I'm in my early thirties and its been at least 10 years since I popped an ollie) but I am concerned about being too out-of-shape. I'm ...
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Should you always wear socks with roller skates/blades?

This does not relate to rental equipment. I have inline skates, because I noticed I was getting better and better at skating and wanted something I know would be comfortable and fitting. I notice ...
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Would the player be fined after getting convicted for fake injury?

I have come across this gif on Facebook, where the goal-keeper of the opposite team disproves the injury of a player (I'm not sure about what match it was). So, would players who get disproved of ...
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Which boxers were killed or seriously injured in the ring with their father in their corner since 1980?

I'm trying to get more data in relation to the issue that led me to ask this question. So far, I have the following: Killed with father in the corner: Jimmy Garcia (1995) Johnny Owen [real name ...
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Is there a connection between serious injuries/deaths in boxing and having one's father in one's corner?

In the commentary on the tragic 2005 Leavander Johnson/Jesus Chavez fight, which claimed the life of Leavander Johnson, commentator Jim Lampley said that there are two things that seem to be "constant"...
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Swimmer's elbow problems [closed]

In the last year I have been, on and off, troubled by what I believe is swimmer's elbow. The pain does not prevent me from swimming but it is affecting my ability to pull with maximum force in the ...
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Why can't you hurdle someone in high school football?

The high school star running back runs down the field, he gets to the 40, a man is in his way, so he takes a flying leap, clearing the defender, and resumes his sprint to the end zone. The referee's ...
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How to properly fall FORWARD while ice skating and prevent wrist fractures?

I've looked this up everywhere and cannot find a good answer. In ice skating, they teach us to fall to the side or on our bottoms to prevent injury. However, what do you do when you're about to fall ...
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How do you throw from outfield without injuries?

Whenever fielding outside the 30 yard circle, a fielder have to make harder and faster throws(and every time I end up with a painful shoulder). How to effectively throw the ball from outfield ...
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How much does a back protector/vest add in additional safety? [closed]

After seeing the news about a recent skiing accident in Germany (Two people collided with each other and afterwards with a snow cannon, both dead) I was wondering how much extra protection a back ...
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How to prevent rolling one's ankle while doing badminton?

While playing badminton I often twist my ankle which is of course very unpleasant. Usually before starting playing, athletes prepare by warming up and stretching. Are there some exercises for that ...
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Players at certain position are all injured, what happens?

What happens if all or the basic amount of necessary players on a NFL team are injured in the same game and cannot return to play? Do they take some other players that are able to play such necessary ...
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Soccer conditioning at older age to prevent injury?

I played soccer from grade school through high school, but am now 31 years old and haven't played since then, nor been very active at all. Recently I decided to join an indoor soccer team and was ...
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Safety comparison, downhill mountain bike vs. downhill ski

My twelve-year-old recently tried downhill mountain biking when we were in Lake Placid. He found it thrilling and would like to continue with this new sport now that we are back home. I am hesitant ...
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Are bindings needed on a mountain board?

Today, I decided to remove the Velcro bindings of my MBS Colt 95x for fear of causing an injury lest I fall but one foot doesn't come out of the bindings. Is there any advantage to having Velcro ...
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How can I determine safe surfing conditions from a surf report for a beginner?

I'm not a strong swimmer, and I'm not positive I could swim back to shore if my leash were to snap. I understand this is a major risk, and I'm taking steps to mitigate it (I've begun private swimming ...
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Why do teams reveal injuries?

This is specific to league play in Europe (England, France, Germany, Spain). Why do coaches reveal to the media in a pre-match conference which of their players are injured and unlikely to play? I've ...
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Use a T-bar as a snowboarder without pain

Disclaimer: I originally posted this question on Lifehacks, but it unfortunately belongs on here. Since both sites are in beta I will leave the original question online. I'd describe myself as a ...
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Why does the NFL enforce injury report rules?

The NFL is investigating why quarterback Tony Romo wasn't listed on the official injury report despite his admission that he was playing with broken ribs. In 2009, the NFL fined the Jets $125K for ...
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What is a healthy scratch?

NHL announcers constantly mention it, and I've seen some news articles online referring to players who used to be / are a healthy scratch. What is a healthy scratch? I didn't find anything on Google'...
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Can a diver from 10 m. sustain injury hitting the pool bottom?

An Olympic diving pool is min 5.03 m deep. A diver from 10 m enters the water in "perfect pencil shape" and maintains this shape in the water without "breaking" the dive. Can this diver sustain injury ...
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What's the difference between “questionable” vs “doubtful” injury designations in the NFL?

In the NFL, what is the difference between each of the designations for questionable vs doubtful? Which one is more severe?
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Why might a batter wear a leg brace?

Watching an MLB Gameday live lookin today (7/6, NYM@CIN), I noticed Brayan Pena of the Reds batting with a leg brace. He singled, and removed the brace at first brace? Why might someone do this?
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why are quarterback more prone to injury?

Quarterbacks are generally considered fragile and prone to injury. Of course some of this is related to the vulnerability related to getting blindsided while they are throwing the ball. However, ...
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Is an NBA team ever allowed to pay an injured player less than his contract

I was wondering about this after some of the recent high-profile injuries, such as Paul George, and before that Derrick Rose. The reason is obvious, a team doesn't want to be paying a player millions ...
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What will happen if an umpire get injured in a cricket match?

If a player gets injured in a match, there are substitutes to replace. What about umpires? I saw a news in BBC site dated 5 July 2009 that, An old umpire of aged 72 got died after being hit on ...
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What is the “Magic Spray”?

In football, you often see a player gets injured. Then the physio comes and they use a spray often called as "magic spray". Does anyone have any idea what it is? Looking for the actual details.
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Hand pain in the first lumbrical muscle due to golf, why? [closed]

Let's investigate the pain in the first lumbrical due to repetitive golf swings with backswing where the support hand experience the pain. It can be repetitive injury, too weak muscles or poor ...
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Where to get insurance for capoeira students in UK?

I recently moved to UK and figured that where I live (Crawley, West Sussex) there is no Capoeira school. So I decided to organize a new club for training Capoeira. I found a nice location, one of ...
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Does a carbon fiber seat help karting performance and protect ribs?

I found a karting seat that is made from carbon-fiber here: http://www.ribtect.com/RibtectSeat_Original.html On that page, it claims: To Improve Performance: The Ribtect seat helps the chassis ...
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Football - Two injured players from the same team

Watching the premier league game of Liverpool vs Chelsea today, there was a point during the game that Chelsea had two players injured at the same time. The commentator mentioned that if there was ...
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Hand supports for swimming

I have been swimming for as long as I can remember, but over the past 2 years when I pull myself through the water I have been getting a lot of pain in my hands, it appears just below my knuckles (...
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What is the most dangerous sport in the Winter Olympics?

The Winter Olympics, much more so than the Summer Olympics, includes lots of sports that seem dangerous. Many of the sports involve incredible speed or jumps that are not found in the Summer games. ...
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Is there a good measure available for how badly an NFL team has been hit by injuries?

By this point in the season all NFL teams have injury problems, but some are worse than others. Are there any available measures of the extent of each team's issues? Perhaps the total cap charge for ...
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Placing a Player on IR in the NFL

What is the purpose of placing a player on Injured Reserve in the NFL? My understanding was that you could hold an injured player out of a game and dress someone else in their place regardless of ...
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What is the difference between NFI and IR?

Lawrence Tynes was placed on the non-football injury (NFI) list by the Tampa Bay Buccanneers due to a staph infection he claims he got at their training facilities. They are paying his salary, but he ...
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Waived/Injured for non-guaranteed contracts before the season starts

If a player is injured in OTAs, minicamp, or training camp, and is waived/injured, is the team responsible for a negotiated amount of a non-guaranteed contract? So, if a player has a $5m non-...
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What is the name of this device for back massage? [closed]

What is the name of the device?
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How to manage wear in long-distance running?

The skin can get broken. The skin can get too dry and then broken. Blisters may develop with certain shoes. Pain in tibial tendon may be more regular with fore-foot training. Pain in knees may be more ...
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What will happen when the batsman or bowler gets injured in super-over?

Three players from the batting side will be selected to bat in the super-over. If the batting side loses two wickets, their innings will end. One player from the fielding team will be selected for ...
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Is it permissible to wear hand gloves while fielding in cricket?

Is it permissible for a fielder to wear hand gloves while fielding in cricket due to some climate conditions or infections? we can see the football players wearing hand gloves while playing(but they ...
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How often do tires need to be changed in Kart Racing?

We are new to karting and are renting a Kart for Racing. Our fee does not include new tires this is something we must pay for if we want to provide new tires. The existing rear/front tires we use a ...
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What are the differences between Karting shoes?

Looking for a Karting (racing) shoe for a 15 year old. Some have high-tops while others have a low profile. Some high-tops do not have a cut out above the heel. Would a cut out be beneficial or not? ...
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Player insurance

Do professional sports teams around the world usually insure their players against injury so that if they lose the player's services, their salary is at least partially covered? If there is no ...