Boxing injuries

Shoulder injury from boxing.

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Hi. Started a boxing workout about nine months ago and is now having a shoulder issue. I remember hyperextending my arm a few times while boxing and think that might be the problem. The issues I am having now is a lot of popping and crunching noises coming from between my shoulder blades and top... MORE

could a bruised rib from 1 yr ago still...

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I am not a boxer but my friend is and his doesnt know his own strenght sometimes. Last year while messing i got a box to my ribs. It mended its self in about 6-8 weeks. I didn’t go to the doctor. I now have a tightness and a muscular ache all around the circumference... MORE

Female Boxing Injuries: Female boxing safer than expected

in Boxing injuries, Head injuries, Martial arts injuries, Wrist injuries

Female boxing is no more dangerous than any other female impact sports. That is the encouraging conclusion of a new survey from Italy, where female boxing has been permitted since 2001 but is still regarded as ‘an experimental sport’ (‘Medical survey of female boxing in Italy in 2002-2003’, Br J Sports Med 2005;39:532-536). [adsense:336×280:1772170819] The... MORE

Core Training

in Boxing injuries, Core Stability, Hip injuries, Plyometrics Injuries, Weight training injuries

We present the second of Raphael Brandon’s trunk strengthening regime that sustains challenge and beats boredom. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] The core training menu system enables athletes to follow a prophylactic or rehabilitative core stability and strengthening programme, using a wide variety of movements to maximise adaptations and muscle groups trained. The system is designed to overcome two... MORE

Brain damage risk from dehydration

in Boxing injuries, Head injuries, Hydration, Surfing injuries

Dehydration leads to changes in the volume of compartments within the cranium that could put sportsmen and women at risk of brain damage after head injuries, according to a team of UK researchers (‘The effects of dehydration on brain volume – preliminary results’, International Journal of Sports Medicine 2005; 26:481-485). [adsense:336×280:1772170819] In adults, the cranium... MORE

Core strength training exercises – To improve core strength,...

in Boxing injuries, Injury prevention, Sports injury treatment, Strength training injuries

Most of us are familiar with the world of ‘core stability’. The theoretical basis of core training is to increase the recruitment efficiency of the smaller, deeper ‘stabilising’ muscles around the hip and pelvis. The stars of the show tend to be the transverse abdominus (deep lateral abdominal muscle), multifidus (deep lumbar muscle) and gluteus... MORE

Head injuries and brain damage in football: if football...

in Boxing injuries, Foot Injuries, Head injuries, Rugby injuries, Swimming injuries

Head injuries are relatively common in football, accounting for up to 22% of all injuries in the sport(1). A significant fraction of these injuries are concussions, which are states of neural dysfunction resulting from head trauma in which there is the possibility of dizziness, headache, confusion, visual disturbance, amnesia, loss of consciousness, drowsiness, nausea, and/or... MORE

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