miércoles, 24 de abril de 2013

11 Ways We Can Promote Youth Sports Safety


11 Ways We Can Promote Youth Sports Safety
By Dr. David Geier
The numbers are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments across the United States treat approximately 2.6 million children ages 0 to 19 for sports- and recreation-related injuries each year.

As shocking is that statistic is, the number of overuse injuries in youth sports is likely equal or even higher. Overuse injuries develop over time. Parents and coaches usually do not take kids with these issues to emergency departments, so they are harder to quantify.....

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