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How To: Prevent workplace-related back injuries and back aches

Work can be a rough place, especially if you're in construction or another laborious field of work, but that doesn't mean that anybody who works (or even doesn't work) isn't susceptible to work-related injuries. The most common workplace injuries are back injuries. This educational video, entitled "Back Your Back: Back & Muscle Injury Prevention" is all about reducing your risk of back problems.

How To: Stretch the triceps

Increase flexibility and prevent injury by stretching the triceps. Learn how to do stretches and arm exercises in this video. Take action: hold stretch for 20-30 seconds, stretch when muscles are warm, and hold stretch at point of mild discomfort. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and s...

How To: Jet ski safely

Check out this tutorial jet ski video that provides several safety tips on riding your personal water craft with caution. Personal Water Craft (PWC), also called Jet Skis and Wave Runners, are the fastest growing watercraft on the waterways. Along with their popularity has come increasing numbers of injuries and deaths. Commander Tom Martin of the U.S. Coast guard says riders need to follow the rules of the road, as well as wear life jackets and have other safety equipment on board. John Birk...

How To: Prevent injury when running

Check out this instructional cross country video that shows you how to prevent injury when running. Learn the right way to treat potential injuries so that you can run more efficiently. Running is a physically demanding activity, so it is important to recognize when your body is in pain. Learn a few tips from this cross country tutorial video and prevent serious injury when running.

Apply special effects makeup: exposed knuckle injury

Whether you're an aspiring makeup artist or someone looking to gross out your friends on Halloween, learn how to apply a bloody injury to your hand. With makeup and product, achieve a fake exposed-knuckle injury to gross out even the strongest of stomachs! Most of the products used in this tutorial were purchased from Back Stage Shop.

How To: Apply injury makeup with Emmy winner Brad Look

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply injury makeup with Emmy winner Brad Look. First, clean the area with water, then use glue and powder to apply the surface of the injury. After this, use more makeup to cover up the piece on the skin and blend the edges into the skin so they mix in completely. In the middle, add in some reds, purples, and blacks to create a realistic looking injury. Make sure there are textures and highlights on the would to make it look more real. Make the injury radiat...

How To: Prevent many common workplace injuries

Sometimes we don't realize that some of our most common tasks are actually a major risk for our bodies, and before you know it, you have some sort of injury, like tendonitis. This video will give you the tips that you'll need to help you prevent some of the most common workplace injuries.

How To: Do rear neck curls

Working out can help to prevent neck injury. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: use light weight and towel, place stomach flat on bench, hang neck off bench and lift forward, and lift neck straight up using hands for support. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michigan University, where he ran track and cross-country. Tom has worked as a personal trainer ...

How To: Treat strains and sprains [signed] (British Red Cross)

Everyone should be able to perform basic first aid, even those with hearing impairment. Deaf individuals are just as likely to save a life as anyone else, but they need to know how, just like everyone else. This video is signed to help those with hearing problems learn about strains and sprains treatments. Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate atte...

How To: Install a garage door opener for your car

Having a garage door opener installed makes life much easier for you and your family members. With so many garage doors out there, opening it by hand can be difficult and result in serious injury. Having an opener installed, helps prevent any injuries from taking place and won't be a burden on your body. So check out this tutorial to find out more. Enjoy!

How To: Easily tape an ankle sprain

Runners, gymnasts, and others who are prone to injury: Listen up! In this video, learn how to properly tape up an ankle spran in case of injury. Brush up on your first aid skills with help from this free tutorial.

How To: Apply injury makeup with Oscar winner Bill Corso

In this video, Bill Corso teaches us how to apply injury makeup. This can make it look like you are hurt, but it's really just makeup you are using to create the look! Using red and brown together can give a more realistic look of blood, blending it out through the entire cut. Using different colors on the injury can add a more realistic look to where the injury is. Work with the different features on the face to create the best look you can. Pay attention to the sweat on the body as well, be...

How To: Create a realistic, severe burn using cinema makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a realistic, severe burn using cinema makeup. You will need to start out with unflavored gelatin made to be placed on the skin to create texture and a glossy look for blood. Start by applying the gelatin to the face with a flat wood stick for makeup. Apply in strokes so you have a textured look, not just smooth. Give this time to cool and set, then apply different colors of makeup onto the gelatin with a brush. Use browns, purples, and reds to create a...

How To: Get tips to prevent senior from falling at home

As we age we loose our balance and strength. In addition, fifty five percent of falls injuries among older people occur inside the home. With the help of this how to video you can help seniors prevent falls inside their homes. It is important to have the right shoes, good balance, and vision checked to prevent any injuries.

How To: Treat burns and scalds (British Red Cross)

No one can escape the wrath of fire. Eery living person will experience some sort of burn during their lifespan, from scalds to third degree burns. Burns and scalds are among the most common injuries requiring emergency treatment in hospitals, but would you know what to do if a friend or family member, maybe even a stranger, burned themselves badly? Could you help?

How To: Reduce shoulder injuries with stabilizing exercises

In this video, we learn how to reduce shoulder injuries with stabilizing exercises. This will not build your muscle, but it will help prevent you from hurting your shoulder, which will cause you not to work out. The first exercise you can do is to lay on your side and place a folded towel underneath your elbow. After this, relax your body and prop your head up with your other hand. Now, grab a small weight and lift from the ground to slightly higher than horizontal. The next exercise you can ...

How To: Use personal pronouns in Spanish

Check out this Spanish language video that demonstrates how to use the personal pronouns in Spanish. In this instructional language video, learn about the personal pronouns (I, you, he, she, we, they) in Spanish. Practice your Spanish language skills with this how to video and improve your understanding of the personal pronouns in Spanish.

How To: Prevent injury with a kneeling quad stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a kneeling quad stretch exercise with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing effectiveness and avoiding accidental injury. Happily, with free exercise videos like this one, learning the proper technique is easy. For more information, including step-by-ste...

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