Sports Injuries Teacher Resources

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Sports Injuries

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study sports injuries in relation to famous athletes and everyday people. They brainstorm common sports injuries and those of famous athletes. In groups, they evaluate information related to sports injuries and take notes to...
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Managing Training Loads and Sports Injuries

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can our young athletes work to reduce sports injuries and avoid risks associated with overtraining? Discover the major components of managing and monitoring an individual's training load, as well as the warning signs and symptoms of...
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Sports Safety Role Play

For Teachers K - 8th
Students role-play sports situations and determine the actions needed to stay safe from injuries. They define the term sports safety, develop short skits about situations involving sports safety, and work together in cooperative groups.
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Sports Injury Symptoms and Causes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research possible symptoms and causes of sports injuries. They research websites to list injuries and causes on a worksheet as they complete the template. After conducting their research, they discuss how sports injuries can be...
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Sports Injury Symptoms & Prevention

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students gain a basic understanding of common symptoms of sporting injuries and how to best prevent sporting injuries. They interpret factors that contribute to personal awareness and their effects on behavior by communicating...
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Adaptive Sports and Recreational Games

For Teachers 5th - 12th
It's truly amazing how people with physical disabilities are able to find ways to overcome their impairments. Their tremendous perseverance is evident in this handout that describes the ways different sports, ranging from bowling...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
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Sports Injury Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the acronym TOTAPS in relation to managing sports injuries. They discuss the elements of TOTAPS and how to progress through each step. After discussing TOTAPS, they study how to treat injuries using the RICER method and...
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Avoiding Sports Injuries

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research sports injuries and how to deal with the injury. In this injury prevention lesson, the teacher introduces several exercise risk factors and prevention techniques, then students work in small groups to conduct research...
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On 'Punched Out': Looking at Brain Trauma and Other Risks of Violent Sports

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The tragic story of Derek Boogard, a hockey star whose sports-related brain injuries eventually lead to his death, is told through a series of videos. There are also articles that can be read. This poignant lesson gets participants to...
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Recovery

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This presentation covers an extensive range of terms related to proper fitness recovery! Slides review such concepts as active recovery, aids to recovery, importance of hydration and diet, useful acronyms to address injuries, sports...
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Biomechanics of Sports

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the body's major organ systems and how they function and influence each other. They examine how the human body moves when involved in sports.
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Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 4 - Dangerous Sea Creatures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 4 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. This lesson is about dangerous sea creatures, mainly in the ocean. There is a link to find pictures of the creatures discussed. It is suggested to click on the...
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What Happens When You Have a Concussion?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
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What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
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Parkour Meets Trampolining

For Students 6th - 10th
The Learning Network has created 7 questions on the posted video "Parkour Meets Trampolining". This is a really cool video and will stimulate much discussion among your class. There is a lot of room to create new questions to help pupils...
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Strapping Injuries

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the correct procedures for taping ankles via internet then put procedures in correct order and, as a class, discuss each procedure and implement the ankle taping techniques on each other. They also go through each...
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Ankle Taping

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research correct procedures for taping ankles related to sports injuries. They work through each procedure for taping ankles in the correct order and discuss each step. In pairs, they develop a scenario related to...
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Ahead of the Game

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
According to the movie Wildcats, "It's the sport of kings, better than diamond rings, football!" It is also, however, the sport of severe concussions and ongoing blows to the head. In order to keep our Seahawks soaring and Broncos...
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Sports Merit Badge Workbook

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Sports Boy Scout merit badge worksheet, students complete 7 pages of short answer questions. They answer questions about the prevention of sports related illnesses and injuries. They diagram and describe the rules and etiquette...
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Sports Science Quiz

For Students 5th - 10th
In this sport science quiz worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and true or false questions regarding the science of athletic activity.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 9 - Conditioning for Water Skiing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It takes muscle strength and muscle endurance to get up on a water ski or wake board, and to stay up. Lesson 9 out of this 22 lesson unit is about conditioning. A resource link at the bottom of the page allows you to view all the lesson...
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How Two Decisions Led Me to Olympic Glory

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Steve Mesler's decisions to confront reality and make a change led him from setback and injury to an Olympic gold medal. As you share this video with your class, emphasize the profound effects of our ability to make confident decisions,...

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