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Top 5 tips to keep you injury free With the GAA club season starting back this month, here are my top 5 tips to help stay injury free 1 ) Rehab your old injuries A past history of injury means you are 2-3 times more likely to get that same injury again. If you haven’t completed a comprehensive rehab program then you are at an even greater risk. There are preventative exercises for all the common GAA injuries; hamstring, ankle, shoulder etc. find out which exercises you need to do…and do them!   2 ) Monitor your training schedule There...

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This year Cork All-Star Colm O’Neill confirmed his third cruciate injury, once again fuelling the public interest in this severe injury. In the English Premier League, cruciate injuries continue to make headlines with players such as Martin Kelly, Andy Johnson and more recently Sandro Ranieri all undergoing cruciate reconstruction surgery this season. No other injury garners more media attention, with high profile players side-lined for at least 6-9 months. It is a huge blow for the athlete, eliminating them for the season, and is often associated with negative psychological responses of anxiety, fear and sometimes depression. Cruciate injuries are more...

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