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Richmond Green Secondary School
Grade 10 Physical Education: Athletic Injuries
Investigate a common athletic injury associated with one of the following body parts: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Head, Neck, Back, Chest, Arm, Leg, Finger, Foot, Groin.

Organize your findings on a single piece of Bristol board, separated into headings, and include the following information:
a) A description of the injury
b) The anatomy surronding the body part
c) Include at least two diagrams
d) The predisposing factors leading to the injury
e) How the injury is diagnosed
f) A list of the most common sports in which the injury occurs
g) The treatments for the injury
h) The exercises and stretches for rehabilitation and prevention of the injury
i) The timeline for the healing process
j) Statistics

Reference Sources
  • American Medical Association complete medical encyclopedia (REF 610.3 Ame)
  • Black’s medical dictionary (REF 610.3 Bla 2002)
  • Everyday sports injuries (617.1027 Eve)
  • Sports injuries and emergencies: a quick-response manual: health tips about sports injuries and injury prevention (617.1027 Spo)
  • Sports injuries information for teens (YA 617.10270835 Spo)
Web Sites
  • FamilyDoctor.org: Physical Activity
  • National Library of Medicine: MedlinePlus: Sports Injuries
  • Teen Health & Wellness: Sports Injuries
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