My parents got worried that I might hurt myself, as I was practicing so intensely.

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"I started my training long before the competition. My studies, hobbies and other activities were not important to me anymore. I was determined to win.
My practice usually started in the morning and continued until late in the afternoon. My parents got worried that I might hurt myself, as I was practicing so intensely."

Can the following be used as an alternative version of the bold part?
My parents got worried that I might hurt myself, practicing so intensely.
 

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Is this your own writing?
 

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I would omit the comma before the participle.
 

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I would omit the comma before the participle.

My parents got worried that I might hurt myself practicing so intensely.

In this way, it seems like "hurt somebody doing something". We always seperate participles with ",".
 

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Is my version wrong?
 

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Why do you want a comma there?
 
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