Health Issues: Sports Injuries

Health Issues: Sports Injuries

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Together with explaining the importance of playing sport and keeping fit, this book investigates the causes of sports injuries, the effects they have on the sports player, and how the injuries are treated. Injuries explored include bruises, cuts, grazes, sprains and fractures, and many different sports are looked at, including football, hockey, skateboarding and swimming. The book also looks at the basic principles that govern sporting safety. It comes with photos, case studies, glossary, resource section and index.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 177 x 246 x 10mm | 350g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Photos
  • 0750244836
  • 9780750244831

Author information

Sarah Lennard-Brown has spent many years as a nurse, counsellor and health educator. She now works as a writer and magazine editor.show more

Review quote

A straight-talking, fact-based information book -- Reading Evening Post 20040827 Anatomical diagrams help the reader to understand where and how the injuries are sustained, and the helpful glossary should prove very useful ... This is a book that would be useful to supplement other KS3 resources for PSHE. -- School Librarian 20041101show more