Preventing Sport Injuries

Contact sport injuries can be reduced by using proper equipment fitting techniques and training. Education is the key to reducing injury as well as using proper fitting techniques that is recommended by manufacturers.

As we look at preventing sport injury and minimizing risk with contact sports, it is important to realize that each player has a properly-fitted helmet and shoulder pads and that a responsible trained person oversees helmet air bladder inflation. In addition, shoulder pads must be checked on a regular basis to ensure a proper fit is maintained.