They start a diet every week, do sit-ups at home, work out with sports equipment in the park or go to a gym urgently. The whole purpose is to lose the weight gained in the winter and to be fit in the summer. However, the harms of unconscious sports do not end with counting. Sports without expert help; It can cause serious consequences, ranging from muscle injuries, fiber ruptures, and even disability.
SPORTS IS ESSENTIAL FOR A HEALTHY LIFE
Sports done regularly or for hobby purposes; It helps to increase body endurance, capacity and performance. Sports are not only in the form of an effort to be healthy; It is necessary to perceive and implement it as a lifestyle, an activity that should always be included in our lives. It is essential for a “healthy life” to constantly perform sports activities that suit our age and conditions in every period of our lives. For example, even simple exercises done at home or in the workplace have an important place in solving the problems arising from inactivity, which is the most important problem today. With this; Apart from the numerous contributions of sports to health, it should not be forgotten that inappropriate sports activities will also create negative results.
CONSCIOUSLY REGULATES SPORTS, SLEEP AND NUTRITION HABITS
Regular and active sports make people resilient, vigorous and disciplined. In terms of health, it has benefits such as preventing inactivity, exercising our muscles, expending our energy, regularly working our systems, especially the heart and circulation, increasing our body capacity and performance, improving our reflexes by increasing the endurance of our movement system, reducing our stress by making use of our spare time, providing mental relaxation and delaying aging. . Systematic and conscious sports protect our health by regulating our sleep and eating habits.
DIFFERENT PROGRAMS MUST BE APPLIED FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DISEASES SUCH AS HEART, DIABETES
It is important to choose the most appropriate form of activity as a result of the detailed physician control and the evaluation of the general health status before starting the sport. Especially in terms of cardiovascular diseases, metabolic diseases (sugar, cholesterol, chronic diseases) and skeletal system problems, the initial examination is of vital importance in terms of problems to be encountered in the future. It should be noted that such people, called the risk group, may experience serious problems after exercise. In this context, especially professional athletes, middle-aged and older individuals and pre-sport evaluation in childhood should be under absolute physician control.
BEWARE OF SPORTS INJURIES!
While doing sports, it should be well known which parts of the body should work and how. Otherwise, the person may unconsciously injure himself. For example, wrists, ankles and knees are areas of our body that can be easily sprained. While the ankle can be sprained when the foot turns inward, the knee can be sprained as a result of a sudden rotation. Severe sprains can lead to surgery. Muscle and tendon strains, crushes and stress fractures are other dangers that await individuals who make them unconscious.
PHYSICIAN CONTROL BEFORE SPORTS
Preventing sports-related injuries is easier, more effective and economical than treating injuries. It should be essential not to push the endurance limits of the whole or a part of the body, both to do sports to be healthy and not to experience health problems caused by sports. From simple exercises to intense training and sports activities, we should avoid straining our body and take problems that seem unimportant seriously. To lead a healthy life and to do sports; It is important to choose activities suitable for the person, to be in a proper environment and to use quality sports equipment, to complete health examinations before starting sports, to pay attention to warm-up and cool-down intervals, exercises, to gradually switch to strengthening exercises, to fully comply with all kinds of rules of sports. It is necessary to apply it consciously and scientifically by giving due importance to the sport or activity to be done. Our main goal should be to keep in mind that sports for health are necessary for living a long and quality life and to ensure that it takes place in our lives like the basic functions in our daily life.