Muscle System Webquest
Directions: Use the websites provided to answer the following questions. If the website does not work right away, try to type it into google.
1.High School Sports Injuries
a. Sports injuries in high school can result in what kinds of issues as adults?
b. Even though high school athletes tend to have just as many injuries as pro athletes, why is there more concern over the younger athletes?
c.What are the two basic injury types?
d. What is an acute injury?
e. In the activities listed below, identify the area(s) of the body prone to overuse injuries.
-Pitching in baseball
-Gymnastics and cheer-leading
f. Why are stress fractures a common injury for young athletes?
g. Can an athlete return to practice 48 hours after suffering a mild concussion if the parents agree?
h. Many injuries can be avoided if the athlete takes what actions before the start of the season?
a. How common is sudden cardiac death in young people?
b. Define the following:
i. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy-
ii. coronary artery abnormalities-
iii. Long QT syndrome-
c. Name some symptoms or red flags the young athlete should be aware of.
a. My friend Tanner suffered a severe rotator cuff injury while playing baseball at Chowan College. Where is your rotator cuff?
b. What are the four causes of a rotator cuff injury?
c. Define the following conditions:
d. What are the four risk factors associated with rotator cuff injury?
a. What is a muscle cramp?
b. What are 5 common causes of muscle cramps?
c. I warned Dodson that during his "3-a-days" there is a great chance his boys will develop heat cramps. What are the symptoms I told him to look for?
d. What causes heat cramps?
5. Female Athletes
a. Which female athletes are most at risk for developing one of the parts of the triad?
b. Females are ________________________________________ times more likely to have disordered eating compared with males.
c. What is the connection between Amenorrhea and stress fractures?
6. http://firstaid.webmd.com/muscle_strain_treatment_firstaid.htm Okay guys we've all had muscle strain or will have it at some point in our lives. It is important to me that my students are able to educate others on the proper treatment for muscle strain. Tell me the steps you would take if your sibling is a victim of this injury.
7. Sports Injuries
a. Playing a high school sport has many benefits. Playing sports reduces the risk of which chronic illnesses?
b. What is the leading cause of adolescent injury?
c. What are the six most common sports related injuries?
d.Why is an ACL injury in young athletes such a concern for surgeons?
e. What is prehabilitation?
f. What is the aim of prehab?
g. Instead of having athletes work on sprinting and lifting exercises, what should the young athletes focus on first?
h. Stew Smith pointed out three regions of the body where most imbalances occur in young athletes. What are these regions?
i. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends eight tips for young athletes. List these tips.
a. Do dietary supplements require FDA approval?
b. What are the negative side effects associated with andro and DHEA?
c. What are the most common side effects of taking creatine?
d. Why has ephedra been taken off the market?
e. How much sleep do teenagers need a night?
f. What types of healthy meals should teenagers eat to boost performance?