Athletes

You hear a lot about the benefits of exercise. Playing sports and exercising are key to developing good self-esteem and self-discipline, and they help prevent cancer, fatigue, heart disease, depression, and countless other health problems.

An active body is a healthy body. That’s why it’s never too late to get moving to maintain your ideal body weight. But to avoid injury, there are a few things you should know. This guide has all the information you need whether you’re tying up those laces for the  rst time or picking up an old sport.

Table of contents

  • The skinny on exercise
  • Practicing sports and exercising during pregnancy
  • Staying active as you age
  • Staying motivated
  • Sports injuries
    • Ice or heat?
    • Sprains and strains
    • Dislocated bones (luxations and subluxations)
    • Muscle pulls and strains
    • Contusions
    • Tendinitis and bursitis
    • Concussions
Download this PSST guide in PDF format
Go to your local Familiprix pharmacy to pick up a print version of this PSST! guide. It’s free!