What are the four most common injuries to dancers?
Any part of the body depending on what type of dance they are doing. Ballet it's the toes, ligaments and tears in the muscles. Backs can go out and falls can occur causes fractured hip bones. Since dancing is a great form of exercise there isn't much else one can do, but be very careful. That old saying "break a leg" isn't meant for dancers.
What type of injuries occur largely in the feet and legs and are common in sports that require repetitive impact stress fractures chronic injuries or acute injuries?
According to WebMD, the most common causes of sports injuries are from poor conditioning, not warming up, and not stopping when you are fatigued. According to LiveStrong, the most common causes of sports injuries are: Overuse Stops and Twists Falls Improper Equipment New or Increased Activity Fatigue Poor Warmup Impact Unilateral Movements Technique or Posture
Ballet dancers have died when performing in the past, this was due to the stage lighting. Before the use of electric lighting, gas lights were used. If a flammable object caught alight, dancers could and did burn to death. I am sure over time, props may have caused death when dropped on a dancer. Nowadays it is pretty rare for a dancer to die whilst doing ballet. They can sustain some very debilitating injuries, spinal…
Football players suffer more injuries than other athletes. They have 12 times as many injuries that basketball players, who have the next highest rate of injuries. Knee problems are the most common type of injury, with two-thirds with basketball players' injuries and one-third of football players' injuries being knee-related.
These are Soft tissue injuries, Crush injuries, Lacerations, bruises and "road rash", Shoulder injuries, Foot and ankle injuries, Knee injuries, Neck injuries and whiplash, Limb loss and amputation, Disfiguring facial injuries and scars, Fractures and broken bones, Internal injuries, Burns, Back Injuries, Spinal cord injuries and paralysis, and Traumatic brain injuries.