WONDER #1052: What Are Shin Splints?

Question 1 of 3

The shin bone is called the what?

  1. tibia
  2. femur
  3. funny bone
  4. shinigur

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Shin splints are the most common injury among all athletes.
  2. Shin splints can be painful and have many causes, but are usually easily treated.
  3. Always stretch before you run.
  4. 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?

  1. overuse
  2. flat feet
  3. stress fractures
  4. walking short distances

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