It’s February and with people returning to normal schedules after the holiday period, so does the return to regular sporting and exercise activities. Now is the time that we also start to see an increase in the number of sporting injuries presenting to our clinic.
So why would we see an increase in sporting injuries when people should be feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after the summer holidays?
There are a few reasons for this is
– Return to sport after a period of downtime – the body becomes deconditioned during inactivity and is more prone to injury.
– Enthusiasm about getting fit for the new year- boundaries are pushed, and training load increases too rapidly.
– A new program of sport for school child