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Sports injuries

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Sports injury prevention - myDr.com.au

Look at your exercise program in terms of FIT - Frequency, Intensity and Time. Only one of these should be increased each week.

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Groin strain (sports injury) information | myVMC

Groin strain is a term used to describe an injury to one of the muscles or tendons located within the groin region of the inner thigh.

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Concussion - myDr.com.au

Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that results in sudden onset of neurological symptoms that resolve spontaneously over a varying period of time.

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Use of genetic information in sport | NHMRC

DNA testing can be used for a number of purposes not related to health. One area of interest is the potential for DNA testing and genetic profiles in sport applications such as talent identification, individualised training programs and avoidance of sport-related injury.

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Helping your child cope after an accident

Accidents are unexpected events that often result in injury such as a car accident, sporting accident, fall, burn injury or animal attack.

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Elbow pain - Better Health Channel

Elbow pain and can result from overuse in a range of sports or occupations.

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Bullying - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Bullying is a difficulty that many children may now experience. It can happen at school, in sporting groups or online. Bullying is an important issue that needs to be addressed by parents, carers, the community and young people as well. On this page there are some resources that provide some information about what bullying is,

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Brain Foundation | Concussion

Concussion Concussion (See also Acquired Brain Injury) Description Concussion is used to describe a minor head injury that is not usually life-threatening

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Preparing For Exercise | myVMC

Preparing for Exercise: A regular exercise regime is essential for a healthy and happy lifestyle. Some important steps are needed before, during and after exercising to protect against sports related injuries and other physical distress.

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