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  • Lungs also have several jobs that do not include the respiratory function. A main job for the lungs is to protect the heart. They surround the heart and act as cushions to soften any blow that the heart may have to endure.

Sports medicine professionals are vital in maintaining any athlete near the top of their sport - from returning quickly back to the field after any injury, to preventing injuries from occurring in the first place.

As with anything in life, things will not always go to plan. These are just a few areas which you need to be aware of, to make your exercise experience more enjoyable.


If you have any concerns about your ability to do exercise, if you have not done any exercise for a while, and you are over 35 years of age, please see a medical practitioner before starting exercise. See the Disclaimer.


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Prevent sporting injuries by performing a warm-up before each fitness session, which should include some stretching.

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