Rodeo and Equestrian Sports

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Equestrian Events Introduction Data are sparse, but the risk of injury while riding or working with horses is higher than that in automobile racing, motorcycle riding, football, and skiing and…

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Mixed Martial Arts

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General Principles Overview • The popularity of mixed martial arts (MMA) has grown tremendously in the last 20 years. • Despite this incredible growth, there is still a paucity of…

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Road Biking

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General Principles Races Road Racing Stage races: Multiday races over consecutive days with daily stage winners and an overall winner based on cumulative time; mass start races where the athletes…

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Swimming and Diving

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Swimming Introduction • Swimming is the most popular aquatic sports discipline and is an important part of triathlon and water polo. Epidemiology • At the international level, swimming and the…

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Wrestling

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Introduction • Widely considered to be the world’s oldest sport, dating back to the ancient Greeks • It is a worldwide sport, with particular popularity in Eastern Europe, the Middle…

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Martial Arts

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Introduction • Martial arts are bodies of codified practices or traditions of training for unarmed and armed combat, usually without the use of guns and other modern weapons. • People…

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Cheerleading

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Introduction • Cheerleading reportedly originated in the 1880s, when Princeton University formed an all-male pep club to support its football team. However, some have called University of Minnesota student Johnny…

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Boxing

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History • Boxing is one of the most ancient sports. • Marquis of Queensbury modified the rules in the early 1800s. • The 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis saw…

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