WONDER #1052: What Are Shin Splints?
Question 1 of 3
The shin bone is called the what?
- funny bone
Question 2 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Shin splints are the most common injury among all athletes.
- Shin splints can be painful and have many causes, but are usually easily treated.
- Always stretch before you run.
- Most of the time, shin splints require a visit with the doctor for x-rays and medicine.
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a cause of shin splints?
- flat feet
- stress fractures
- walking short distances
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