Injuries

Hamstring Muscle Strain

What Is It? A hamstring muscle strain refers to a tear in the muscle group which covers the back of the thigh. How Does It Happen? A hamstring muscle strain typically occurs when the muscle is contracted with excessive force in a stretched position. This commonly occurs during running or sprinting just before or after the foot hit...

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Running Injuries

According to Sports Medicine Australia, there are a number of safety tips to consider to reduce the incidence of injuries developed through running; Good preparation is important Before running, it is advised to see a professional to identify potential musculoskeletal and health problems that may contribute to injury Always ...

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Runners Knee

ITB Friction Syndrome, Runner's Knee is the common name for Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome, a painful overuse condition that affects the outer part of the knee. The iliotibial band is a tough, thick connective tissue (or fasica) extending from the tensor-fascia-lata muscle at the side of your pelvis to the outside of your shin bone...

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Neck Injuries and Triathlon

It is not uncommon for triathletes to experience neck pain, especially whilst out on the bike for a long period of time. Pain in the neck region can be a result of numerous things including poor bike set-up, angle and position of aerobars, underlying neck and shoulder conditions, and weakness of the postural and stabilising muscles in the nec...

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