Class Notes (838,022)
Canada (510,635)
PEDS240 (37)
Brad Kern (36)
Lecture

Jan 21 - Equipment.doc

7 Pages
38 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Physical Education and Sport
Course
PEDS240
Professor
Brad Kern
Semester
Winter

Description
Jan 21 – Sports Equipment • Taping stops the inversion of an ankle • After a while, tape will start to lose its stickiness and will stretch and wont be as stable as it was initially Trunk and Thorax Protection • Essential in many sports • Must protect regions that are exposed to the impact of forces (External genitalia, bony protuberances, shoulders, ribs, and spine) • Some examples of trunk thorax protection include shoulder pads and catchers equipment Football Shoulder Pads There are 2 types 1.) Cantilevered: bulkier and used by those engaged in blocking and tackling 2.) Non-cantilevered: don't restrict motion (used by quarterback and receivers) Fitting of Football Shoulder Pads • The width of the shoulders must be measured • The inside of pad should cover tip of shoulder in line with lateral aspect of shoulder • Epaulets and cups must cover deltoid and allow motion • Neck opening must allow athlete to raise arms over head without pads sliding forward and back • With split clavicle pads, channel for top of shoulder must be in proper position • Straps underneath arms should hold pads firmly in place without restricting soft tissue • Combination of padding may be used to supplement padding and protection (used in football and hockey) • With shoulder pads, they should protect the deltoids Don't need to know sports bras! Rib Protection Equipment • Thorax protectors and rib belts • Protect against external forces • Air-inflated interconnected cylinders (jacket design) Hips and Butt Equipment • Required in collision and high velocity sports • For hockey, we use hockey pants to protect the hips and but • Boxing, snow skiers, equestrians, jockeys and water skiers • Girdle and belt types Groin and Genitalia • Sports involving high velocity projectiles • Require cup protection for male participants • Stock item that fits into jockstrap or athletic supporter Skip socks Shoe Selection • Number of options for multiple activities • Toe box – space for toes (0.5 – ¾ inch of space from toes to front of shoe) • Sole should provide shock absorption and durability • There are 3 layers of the sole • The sole should have a spongy layer to absorb force • The second layer is a midsole that cushions midfoot and toes • The third layer is hard rubber which contacts the ground We need to consider form on which shoe is built • May be straight, semi-curved, curved • Straight = flat arch or run on inside of foot (pronator) • Semi-curved = foot to fit normal arch • Curved = more forefoot stability, high arch (supinator) • Heel counter – prevents medial and lateral roll of foot • Shoe uppers – top of shoe made with combination of materials, designed for appropriate ventilation, drying and support • Arch support – durable but soft and supportive to foot • Price – due to impact on performance and injury prevention, may be worth the extra investment Shoe Fitting • Measure both feet, as there will be slight differences • Approximate conditions of use ( if you play tennis, get tennis designed shoes) • Fit at the end of day due to gradual increase in volume due to weight bearing • Should be snug but allow ample movement of foot and toes • Shoe should break and bend at the widest part, coinciding with ball of foot
More Less

Related notes for PEDS240

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit