Exercise is exercise. It trains the muscles, keep in shape and creates an overall mental and physical health. However, types can also be dangerous. Some sports give more chance of injury. There are extremely dangerous sports that involve more fatalities.
Who wants to exercise healthy and safe, choose a sport with little risk of injury and take the necessary precautions observed. This includes: the wearing of protective clothing or headgear and following safety rules.
Skydiving is a sport that is in second place as the most deadly sport. Also, hang gliding is an air sport dangerous. Diving with underwater equipment is also a dangerous sport.
Although thought to prevent most fatalities in motor sport, this sport is still only fifth place as the most deadly sport. Also boxing brings yearly fatalities.
Twelve Dutch athletes die each year as a result of an accident during the sport. This is a non-natural death.
Contact sports give more chance of injury than sports in which they have less contact with others. Especially sports field give the best chance of injury. Field sports are sports that are practiced on a field with mostly two teams: football, hockey, netball, basketball.
The sport with the least number of injuries is swimming. In this branch of the sport depends as well: diving off a high shelf more prone to injuries than competitive swimming.
In a sport dead move a blood clot in the body by moving up and closes off, for example, a coronary artery, resulting in a cardiac arrest. Die annually in the Netherlands 200 to 400 people during the sport by cardiac arrest.
1300 annual athletes walk a concussion. Other brain injury is borne by 700 athletes per year.
Go for the purchase of protective clothing is always out of the label. Without label safety can not be guaranteed. Wearing protective clothing during sport inconclusive injuries, but can significantly reduce them.
A good warm-up for the sport also reduces the chance of injury. Who with cold muscles before exercise, can have more cracks in the muscles. During contact sports, it is important to carry no protruding objects with them or to have. Jewellery is therefore not recommended in most cases.
Always check protective clothing after an accident. Especially helmets / caps are often less reliable after a fall. A crack in a cap or helmet is not always notice outside. A cap or helmet that has a dent or crack on the outside, is certainly no longer safe. A creaking helmet or cap may be a sign of damage. Protective clothing that has become torn or is no more firm to the touch, should also be replaced.
Most dangerous sports