Resources for athletes to learn skills to prevent injuries while playing sports
Athletes can avoid a great variety of injuries to hips, knees and ligaments through proper strengthening, stretching and agility exercises. Proper tackling form can reduce head contact, and resulting head injuries. Proper mechanics when jumping and running can prevent ligament tears and breaks. Check out these resources to help with form:
This guide demonstrates proper form for athletes to utilize when jumping.
In this video demonstration, Safe Kids demonstrates 7 ACL exercises to prevent injuries.
USA football provides videos and resources that will help prevent head injuries in youth athletes by teaching proper tackling mechanics.
Other Student-Athlete Resources