Although City2Surf is behind us, many people are continuing with their running as the September marathon/half-marathon/9k bridge run approaches.
The last thing on the snow-sports enthusiast mind when they hit the slopes is any thought of injury and therefore no thought to condition or for injury prevention.
Stretching has been a subject of increased controversy over the past decade. The pros and cons have been debated as more research has been published and the tradition of stretching before and after exercise has been challenged.
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To prevent injury in rowing it is important to stretch and keep certain muscle groups flexible. Rowing injuries can result from sudden changes in training volume, poor technique, or previous injuries reoccurring.
Among other sporting teams I have worked with during my career, I have been privileged to be the team physio for FIRL (Federazione Italiana Rugby League) or Italian Rugby League, since 1994.
The ITB (Iliotibial Band) is a band that runs from the pelvis to the outside of the thigh and attaches to the outside of the knee.
With the City2Surf over, many people will be using the next few days to recover.