Sports injuries are refering to sprains, strains, torn muscles, ligaments, dislocations etc. Whilst bones represent the skeletal structure or foundation of the body, the skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, bursa, joints, blood, water and lymph represent the soft tissue that surrounds the skeleton. It is this soft tissue that may become damaged as a result of either direct or indirect trauma. Examples of direct traumas are, being hit by a cricket/hockey ball. Examples of indirect traumas are repetitive strain injury, postural problems, and muscular imbalances.