Turkey Bowl Time: 7 Ways to Prevent Injuries During the Football Game! by Dr. Bridget Boyd
While pick-up "Turkey Bowl" football games are a great way to burn off that big holiday meal, they're often a cause for injuries on Thanksgiving Day. Make sure your loved ones take these precautions to protect themselves!
- Encourage them to play touch – not tackle – football.
- Warm up before play.
- Wear a mouth guard.
- Wear loose-fitting clothes.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Act their age.
- Don’t forget to stretch. This will help reduce muscle soreness the next day.
Now, game on!