Quiz: Sprains, Strains, and Athletic Injuries

By Ben Lerman

Sep 26, 2018

 

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Ben Lerman

Ben is the former NOLS Wilderness Medicine Marketing Coordinator and a Wilderness First Responder graduate. He enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and hopes to someday adventure in the mountains on each of the 7 continents.

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Prevent Minor Trail Injuries with Advice from NOLS Staff

two NOLS students hike across rocky terrain near a creek in the mountains of Alaska
Photo by Shelli Johnson

Before my first NOLS course, I got a lot of advice. For example, my brother told me to “Remember that you always have a way to get warm and dry,” and gave plenty of advice on how to be a good teammate (mainly, don’t complain).

But a lot of the little things I had to learn on my own—like, for example, the fact that your scalp can get sunburned. Ouch.

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