Did you know that shoveling snow sends about 11,000 adults and children to the hospital EACH YEAR?! (Read about the study) The most common injuries are overworked muscles and falling, in addition to muscle, ligament, tendon, and other soft tissue injuries. Don’t let your students become the next snow-shoveling casualty! This simple yoga practice will help minimize the risk of muscle strain and other injuries and prepare the body areas used while shoveling snow. Here is a video of this practice:
Here are some other tips on how to minimize the risk of injury from American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
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