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Cooling Down - Recovery After Sport

by Michael Wood (physiotherapist)

There are many things an athlete can do after exercise to aid in their recovery. This page provides tips on how to, and why you should perform a cool down.

Why Cool Down?

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Cooling Down Principles

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Medicine Extra

There are many Sporting Injuries to know about, some Specific to Certain Sports. There's information about Injury Tretament, but Prevention is better, including by performing a Warm-Pp before each fitness session, which should include some Stretching.

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