The months before the finals of any big sports' competition-such as this year's European Football Championships and the Olympic Games-are a nervous time for those players and athletes with a chance of making the national squad. Places are limited and decisions are made on the basis of form and fitness. In addition to that, injuries might deprive someone of a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Athletes, coaches, physiotherapists, and all professionals who care about avoiding, diagnosing, and treating sports injuries can consult a number of specific websites and share the knowledge and experience via the web.
Virtual Sports Injury Clinic (www.sportsinjuryclinic.net) has a directory of more than 100 sports injuries and conditions. Just click where it hurts and answer a few questions for a “virtual diagnosis.” Answer a few questions about the causes and symptoms and you will be directed quickly to the sports injury information that is relevant. You