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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 27 Dec 2019 | comments*Discuss
About Our Site

SafeSport was formed to offer a unique reference point on playing sport safely.

Whatever the sport, there are dangers involved, but a lot of these risks can be reduced or eliminated altogether if the participants apply a healthy dose of common sense. Often people take up a sport as one of the first steps towards a fitter lifestyle only to wind up in accident and emergency or at the local GP’s surgery. Doing too much too soon is a common cause of injury, although each sport has its own unique dangers.

SafeSport examines a wide range of popular sports and explains how to reduce the risks involved. Some sports, such as archery, shooting, boxing, fencing, wrestling and trampolining carry fairly obvious dangers, while other, seemingly more genteel sports, like table tennis, lawn bowls, badminton and golf pose hidden threats.

The site has separate sections on athletics, ball sports, body building, the gym, walking and running, water sports, racquet sports, outdoor sports and sports that take place in the air, on wheels or on snow and ice. It covers a staggering range of activities, from horse riding, rock climbing and football to snowboarding, quad biking and scuba diving.

Should the worst happen, there is information on sports injuries. It looks at typical injuries and how to treat them, recovering from a sports injury and staying fit while injured.

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