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How Not to Get Hurt During A Tackle Football Game

Happy Thanksgiving! If you’ve done a cost-benefit analysis and decided to meet up with loved ones this year, you may be playing your annual Thanksgiving football game. Here are some tips to avoid injury:

  • Don’t play.

Alright, alright. Here’s some actual advice. There’s research to support that a dynamic warm-up is the best way to prepare yourself for high-level physical activity. You’ll improve blood flow throughout your body to help you play better and be less susceptible to injury (3-5 minutes is all it takes). Just look out for those random holes in the ground.

Stay safe!

Andrew YoonAndrew Yoon

Andrew Yoon

Previously, Andrew has held roles as a high school math teacher through Teach for America and president of an a cappella group at Northwestern. He was also a multi-sport athlete in high school. Drawing from these leadership and social experiences, Andrew utilizes an open, patient-centered approach in which he encourages patients to set personal goals, track progress toward those goals, and remain active participants in their recovery.

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