Bachelor of Sports Science (BSS)
4th SEMESTER, Year 2
NAME IN I.C. : FOO JAR TENG MATRICULATION NO : 890913045113001 IDENTITY CARD NO. : 890913-04-5113 TELEPHONE NO. : 0166420277 E-MAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org LEARNING CENTRE : Bangi Learning Centre
Introduction In life, we are constantly facing many unfortunate events. Some may cause us to make many temporary sacrifices others may result in a lifetime of disadvantages. This phenomenon is related to sports injury as well. One of athletes’ greatest nightmares is getting injured. It will halt them from being able to advance to their full potential whether in fitness or skill level during their training sessions. To worsen the situation, athletes get suspended from training sessions and competitions and have to go through weeks or months of rehabilitation in order for them to resume basic training session. These unfortunate events will not only cause pain biologically, yet the mental and emotional state of the individual will also be affected due to experiencing the decline or lost of their hard worked practices. Besides that, confidence is hard to gain back after recovery of the injury.
Sports injuries take place during exercise or sport activity and can result from several factors. Among the factors are accidents, poor training techniques, over training, improper equipments, lack of sequential conditioning and insufficient warm-up and stretching. There are countless types of sports injuries. However, I’m going to do a research on one of the most common and alarming sports injury which is the injury of the soft tissues. Anatomically, soft tissue refers to tissues that connect, support or surround other structures and organs of the body. Tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, fibrous tissues, fat, and
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