How to avoid getting injured in the cold

So how exactly does the cold affect my body?

“Muscles, tendons and joints lose a fraction of their mobility when it’s cold, which causes them to feel tight and stiff. Once they are cold the elasticity of the tissue and movement in those structures are impaired, slowing down a player’s ability to twist and turn, increasing the risk of injury. During a cold snap players usually strain muscles, twist knees and ankles, and aggravate existing injuries.”

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