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WHAT IS FOOTBALL?
Football is one of the most popular team sports worldwide. There are a number of variations to the sport ranging from the number of people in a football team, such as Five-a-side to teams of 11, up to the ground in which it is played on, from grass to the beach.
HEALTH BENEFITS IN FOOTBALL
Football can be a great workout it lowers body fat and improves muscle tone, builds strength, flexibility and endurance. Other benefits of playing football include promoting teamwork and sharing, it's a great way to meet people and exercise with friends. Common skills developed and used in football are passing, tackling, evasion of tackles and kicking.
COMMON INJURIES IN FOOTBALL
Football is fun and healthy but doesn't come without its risks. The greatest risks associated with playing football are ankle, knee, hamstring and head injuries. In the modern day, the need for football equipment to be lighter and smaller will increase the risk of more frequent and greater injuries.
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SPORTS ACCIDENT INSURANCE
General & Medical via Sportsinsurance4u can offer you a comprehensive range of football personal accident insurance providing cash benefits for sports injuries such as breaks and dislocations, as well as income protection and disablement cover. Cover is also available for accidental injury whilst travelling to and from a scheduled match, training session or competition or whilst on an organised tour. Football Insurance for kids over 8 years of age is also available.
SPORTS HEALTH INSURANCE
Our Sports Health Insurance for semi-professional and professional football players offers all of the standard benefits of Private Health Insurance along with important cover for sports-related injuries. Get a quote online today for football player insurance, or please call us if you are looking for football team insurance.
PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE
As an alternative for amateur football players, General & Medical can also offer Private Health Insurance for you and your family, whether you are on a budget or whether you are looking for the most comprehensive levels of protection.