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Sports injuries

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Sports injuries are injuries that are caused by participation in a sporting event.

Various ailments can be specifically related to performing sports, sometimes even to specific sports. For example. "Runner's Knee" is generally associated with running. On the other hand, "Tennis Elbow" is a misnomer for a repetitive stress injury at the elbow though it often occurs with tennis players.

Injuries are a part of professional sports and most teams have a staff of therapists and close connections to the medical community. Controversy has arisen at times when teams have made decisions that could threaten a players long-term health for short term gain.

Injuries normally related to specific sports

Running

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