Get Hooked on Fishing Safety

A man and boy fishing at the side of a river.

Fishing has the highest participation rate of any recreational or sporting activity in Australia, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. Compared with other recreational activities the risk of injury is low, and the majority of injuries are not serious. Most fishing injuries are due to cutting or piercing objects, … Read more

How Does UV Radiation Impact On Sports?

sun beating down in cloudless blue sky

The Sun, Ultraviolet Radiation – The Dangers, What To Know & What To Do How does ultraviolet (UV) radiation impact on sports? Sporting clubs can play a very important role in managing people’s exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation throughout the year. Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. Playing … Read more

Winter ‘Wound’erland

Feet warming by fireplace

Avoid Injury This Winter – Well there is a distinct sense that the days are getting shorter and there is a chill in the air. It’s hard enough to get motivated for winter activity, having to battle the cold, the wind and the rain, let alone having to deal with an injury.  To avoid the … Read more