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Injury Prevention Injury Reduction Strategies for Sports and Physical Activity

Injury reduction strategies for sports and physical activity will increase your knowledge and understanding of where injuries occur in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). It will also provide you with strategies that you can use to reduce your chances of being injured.

The program uses a commonly based approach to provide CAF personnel with the latest scientific evidence concerning injury prevention in sports and physical training. Injury reduction strategies also aim to increase local support for injury prevention initiatives.

The program offers presentations aimed at two different audiences:
  • CAF leaders and injury prevention partners; and
  • CAF personnel

Topics covered include:
  • CAF injury statistics
  • Review of the injury prevention research
  • High and low impact days
  • Running strategies
  • Key fitness program elements
  • Sports protective equipment
  • Daily fitness recommendations
  • Benefits of daily fitness
  • Resources
The above presentations are offered upon request through Health Promotion.

Injury Reduction Strategies Booklet (PDF, 1,375 Kb)