How To Avoid Spring-time Injuries

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How To Avoid Spring-time Injuries

This quiz is made up from 3 articles and video. This opportunity will help you better prepare for the spring and avoid common injuries associated with it. Scoring: 70% or above = pass.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please answer questions 1-3 based on the video at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRRzT5JsWrA When does the video suggest you stretch for exercise?
    • A. 

      Stretch before any physical fitness

    • B. 

      Stretching after warming up muscles (ex: running in place for a few minutes)

    • C. 

      Stretching is not necessary

  • 2. 
    If you are looking to become involved in a spring sport, when should you begin getting active and working up to the “sports level” of fitness?
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      1 day

    • C. 

      6 weeks

    • D. 

      3 weeks

  • 3. 
    To relieve pain in an injury, ice is just as good as over the counter medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Please answer questions 4-5 based on the Whole Living Daily article, titled How to Aviod the Most Common Springtime Injuries. Only those who are transitioning from inactivity to activity in the spring are prone to injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What are the three bits of advice offered by Andrew Kirschner, DO to remain safe in spring and summer activities:?
    • A. 

      Moderation

    • B. 

      Push Yourself As Hard As You Can

    • C. 

      Hydrate

    • D. 

      Stretch for 30 seconds or less

    • E. 

      Stretch sufficiently

  • 6. 
    Please answer questions 6-9 based on the article Prevent Springtime Injuries with Changing Activities, by Dr. Peggy. Those who are in a transition from one sport or exercise activity to another are at risk of injury in addition to those who move from inactivity to activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    According to the article, you should never increase your weekly activity or any one workout by more than what percentage from the past week.
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 8. 
    What is the suggested warm up time to help avoid injury before exercise?
    • A. 

      1-5 minutes

    • B. 

      5-10 minutes

    • C. 

      10-15 minutes

    • D. 

      15-20 minutes

  • 9. 
    If you have had pain for longer than ___, check in with your health care provider (or physical therapist!).
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      72 hours

    • D. 

      1 week

  • 10. 
    Please answer questions 10-11 based on the KMOT-TV Springtime Injuries story. According to physical therapists, what age group tends to push the limits of exercise in the beginning of spring, leading to injuries?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Teens

    • C. 

      Adults

  • 11. 
    What is one of the biggest problems physical therapists see with spring time injuries?
    • A. 

      Not enough people are exercising in spring

    • B. 

      People simply brush off injuries, typically leading to more problems

    • C. 

      People are hypochondriacs and are overly worried about small injuries

  • 12. 
    Please answer questions 12-15 based off of the APTA article titled Germinate Your Garden and Your Health This Spring. Gardening can cause injuries to people of all ages and should be considered a workout.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You should warm up before gardening to help avoid injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You should stretch before and after gardening to help avoid injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Kneeling on both knees while gardening is the best way to remain stable and will not cause any strain or stress on your body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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