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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part F

Sports Injury – Fractures


Author(s): Mandeep Kaur, Rupinder singh

Abstract: In today’s scenario the sports have become highly competitive. The nature of all sports has become aggressive. So the chance of injuries also rises. This article will light up the most common sport injury i.e. facture. We have 206 bones in our body that make up our skeleton. Our skeleton supports and protects the soft tissues in our body and allows us to move. Bone is a living tissue with a soft center of bone marrow that produces blood cells. Our bones have a hard outer surface (the cortex) that contains minerals such as calcium. Healthy bones are strong and can bear a lot of weight and force. They do bend a little and sometimes we may apply force to a bone but it won’t break, but some times during a hard fall facture can occurs. Fractures usually happen when too much force is applied to a bone, usually during a fall or a sports accident. There are different types of fracture but they all result in a partially or completely broken bone. If we have an accident or sports injury our bone may fracture into many pieces. Facture is a most common sports injury which may be occurs at any time during the play

Pages: 370-373  |  893 Views  26 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Mandeep Kaur, Rupinder singh. Sports Injury – Fractures. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 370-373.
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