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BREAKFALLS
Before progressing into takedowns and throws, soldiers must learn how to fall to the ground without getting hurt, both during training and during combat. Each practice repetition of a throw or takedown is a chance for the training partner to perfect his breakfalls....

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And if you are older...

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Etiopathology of hip fractures

Etiopathology of hip fractures (Kanis & McCloskey 1996....: the orientation of the fall causes the person to fall straight on his/her hip, the protective flexes fail, the local soft tissues do not absorb the energy, and bone strength is reduced. They also recognized the difference between simple falls by elderly persons and younger persons: the former usually fall laterally on their hip, while the latter fall forward, usually on their hands.

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