high-impact sport

high-impact sport

Sports medicine An activity or sport charaterized by intense and/or frequent wear and trauma of weight-bearing joints–foot, knee and hip Examples HIS Baseball, basketball, football, handball, hockey, karate, racquetball, running, soccer, waterskiing; participation in HISs is discouraged after hip and knee arthroplasty. Cf Low-impact sport, Moderate impact sport, No-impact sport.
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"At times in the past, I was in so much pain from injuries and the wear and tear of competing in such a high-impact sport that I couldn't even sit comfortably on the floor and play with my kids.
McNeill admits there's a bitter irony in how he suffered his injury, not in the bruising, hardhitting, high-impact sport of gaelic football, which he also plays, but after innocuously catching the ball with no one around him playing for Star.
Ice hockey is a fast-speed, heavy-intensity, and high-impact sport, with increasing participation rates across all genders, ages, and levels around the world.[1],[2] Approximately 76 countries have ice hockey teams that are recognized by the International Ice Hockey Federation.[3] However, common concerns include injuries to the head, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle because of the unique technical and physical nature of the sport.
"As motivated as you may be, running is a high-impact sport and must be integrated progressively into your exercise routine.
Two-thirds of the patients who had been symptomatic for 12 months or less before microfracture were able to return to their high-impact sport, compared with just 14% who had been symptomatic for more than a year before the procedure.
"If there is a weakness in the bone and you are playing a high-impact sport then you are running the risk of breaking it again.
If you play baseball, hockey, lacrosse or another high-impact sport, ask your coach if there is an AED at your games.
That high-impact sport became hard on his knees, so he turned to the NordicTrack machine three or four times a week.
Tarry is used to questions like, "Isn't skiing a dangerous, high-impact sport?" Her answer is precise and emphatic: "Skiing isn't a high-impact sport if done correctly.
There's no fitness benefit to playing a high-impact sport such as rugby in schools.