Weekend athletes are at greater risk of injury

Weekend athletes are at greater risk of injury

Dislocation, tendonitis, contusion, sprain and muscle strain are the most common injuries to people.

Victory SheetVictory SheetThe knee is the region of the body most overloaded by weekend athletes.The practice of physical activity for health and well-being is unanimous.However, this statement is not true when it comes to the so-called weekend athlete.Those people who usually run on Saturdays or play football only on Sundays are at risk of bruising and muscle injuries.The knee is usually the most overloaded, bad sprains, injuries to the foot, shoulder, spine, tendonitis and muscle injuries are also common in those who practice sports only once a week.Physical therapist Julianne Magalhães warns that it is important that the frequency of physical activity be at least three times a week, both to have beneficial effects on health, well-being and weight loss and maintenance, as well as to minimize injuries."The injuries caused by activities only on weekends are caused by lack of fitness," he explains.According to physiotherapist Rute Lane de Barros, weekend athletes often com...


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