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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But walking has a much higher safety index (less risk for injury) and is easier (requires less physical effort) to do, which might improve your likelihood of staying committed to your exercise regimen.
Children were more likely to engage in high activity levels and were at higher risk for injury when being cared for by their fathers.
The decreased risk for injury to any body region that occurred with AIS 4+ injuries was also driven by the risk of sustaining a lower extremity injury, although it was significantly decreased at this severity of injury.

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