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									                                  UNIT 3 & 4 PHYSICAL EDUCATION

               UNIT 4 WORKSHEET - SPORTS INJURY RISK MANAGEMENT

“This is an outcome related task, which must be submitted to satisfactorily complete this unit”
 Aims
 After completing this worksheet you should be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
 Some of the suggested steps in the risk-management process including:
      identification and assessment of risks & possible actions available
      risk avoidance &risk reduction
      creating a plan, implementing the plan and ongoing monitoring / evaluation of the plan.
 1. Log onto : http://www.smartplay.net/plann_sportssafe/plann_sportsafe.html.
 Open up the attachments under each of the following links.
                    1) "How to Become a SMARTPLAY Club " resource
                    2) "SMARTPLAY Guidelines for Clubs, Associations and Facilities"


 Summarise at least 2 risk-management actions recommended in these resources under the following considerations:
      CONSIDERATION                       RECOMMENDATIONS
 Record-keeping (medical              
 history, injury, etc.)               
                                      
 Weather performance guide            
 (drink up, rain-out)                 
                                      
 Physical Preparation (warm-up,       
 skills, maturity)                    
                                      
 Equipment (gearing up,               
 protection, etc.)                    
                                      
 Roles & responsibilities             
                                      
                                      
 First Aid & Sports trainers          
                                      
                                      
 Infectious diseases, drugs and       
 substances                           
                                      
Emergency plans                      
                                     
                                     
Coaches & Officials                  
                                     
                                     
Playing environment &                
facilities                           
                                     


2. Sports injury risk management also extends to managing a training load.


a. Summarise 3 ways methods of how training and recovery be monitored.
b. What is overtraining?
c. List the signs and symptoms of overtraining.
d. Briefly discuss how overtraining can be prevented?


1. List various recovery strategies from training and performance in the following table. For each
   strategy, briefly describe how it contributes to managing a training load and assists preventing injury.

       Recovery Strategy                     Managing a training load / Injury prevention

1.



2.



3.



4.



5.



4. a. What role to psychological skills training (PST) practices play in managing a training load, e.g. goal
setting, relaxation techniques, etc.?
b. How can psychological skill training prevent athletes experiencing overtraining?
2. Managing a training load and recovery considerations both require a sensible nutrition plan.
a. Compare and contrast the dietary requirements that the following athletes are likely to have (don’t
forget about fluids!):

    Athlete               Training / performance dietary                Recovery dietary requirements
                                  requirements

Male Marathon
Runner

Female 100m
Sprinter

Male High Jumper



Female 5,000m
runner

b. For each of the above athletes, suggest a suitable “recovery diet” to be followed after training or
performances.

								
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