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U14 – Injury Management & Prevention. Why is good injury management important?. Welfare of the player Less time out of game Improved performance Longer career in sport. U-14 Key Points - How to reduce injuries?. Balance and agility training Flexibility training Improved general fitness - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • U14 Injury Management & Prevention

  • Why is good injury management important?Welfare of the player

    Less time out of game

    Improved performance

    Longer career in sport

  • U-14 Key Points - How to reduce injuries?Balance and agility training

    Flexibility training

    Improved general fitness

    Proper nutrition, hydration and rest

    Good posture, form and technique

  • U-14 Key Points - BenefitsLess Injuries equals more playing time

    More playing time equals improved performances/skill

    Better performance equals more enjoyment

  • U-14 Key Points Treating InjuriesProtect: Stop playing & protect the injured area.

    Rest: First 72 hours are crucial.

    Ice: Can limit damage and speed recovery.10min on/off x 1 hour.

    Compression: Apply evenly & with ice to cool the deeper tissues. Not overnight.

    Elevation: Reduces swelling. Dont go partying and standing all night.