Injury prevention and management

Work to prevent injuryPhysical activity is important for good health. 

 

Participating in sport and other recreational activities promotes social and emotional, as well as physical health. Unfortunately, sometimes you or another player, team member or spectator may be injured when playing sport or just being active.

 

Accidents will always happen, but some injuries can be avoided if we take measures to prevent them. 

Being fit is one of the best ways to avoid injury.  

How can you prevent sustaining an injury?  

  • An appropriate warm-up
  • Adhering to the rules A female soccer player heading the ball
  • Proper coaching to develop skills
  • Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Wearing protection appropriate for particular sports
  • Being mentally and physically prepared, and 
  • Cooling down after exercise

Click the links to download PDFs:

Years 5-6 Revision Sheet 1 Injury Crossword

Years 5-6 Revision Sheet 2 Injury Word Match

Years 5-6 Revision Sheet 3 Injury Word Definitions

Years 7-8 Revision Sheet 1 Injury Crossword

Years 7-8 Revision Sheet 2 Injury Word Match

Years 7-8 Revision Sheet 3 Injury Word Definitions

Years 9-10 Revision Sheet 1 Injury Crossword

Years 9-10 Revision Sheet 2 Injury Word Match

Years 9-10 Revision Sheet 3 Injury Word Definitions