The Seven Most Common Sports Injuries
The seven most common sports injuries are:
5-Knee injury: ACL tear
6-Knee injury: Patellofemoral syndrome
This type of Injury is because of repetitive movement of your kneecap against your thigh bone
7-Tennis elbow (epicondylitis)
Most common sports injuries are strains and sprains
Ligaments injuries are known as Sprains, the tough bands connecting bones in a joint. Suddenly stretching of the ligaments past their limits tears or deforms them.
Muscle fibers or tendons injuries are known as Strains, which anchor muscles to bones. The type Strains are also called ‘pulled muscles’ . The reason behind pulled muscles is Over-stretching or overusing a muscle causes tears in the muscle fibers or tendons.
Dr William Roberts sports medicine physician says:
“Think of ligaments and muscle-tendon units like springs,The tissue lengthens with stress and returns to its normal length unless it is pulled too far out of its normal range.”