Low Impact Sport | definition of Low Impact Sport by Medical dictionary
Low Impact Sport
Any sport with minimal wear on and trauma to weight-bearing joints, especially of the foot, knee, hip
Examples Bicycling, bowling, golfing, sailing, swimming, scuba diving. Low-impact sport participation is encouraged in those engaging in physical activities after hip and knee arthroplasty
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Paddle boarding is a low impact sport
and does not put any heavy pressure on tendons or joint ligaments so is a good activity for people of all ages to enjoy.
"Swimming is a low impact sport
which can improve health and wellbeing and is accessible to everyone."
"It's a low impact sport
and you can go as slow or as fast as you like.
Canoeing is also a low impact sport
which can be done at almost any age."
In fairness, it's marketed as a low impact sports
bra ideal for yoga but I'd still be disappointed.
Walking, biking, swimming, dancing, and low impact sports
can benefit your heart, lungs, and muscles.