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Play Wise - Stop Sports Injury

Childhood Sports Injuries And Their Prevention: A Guide For Parents With Ideas For Kids

You are here: Ms. Ramirez was sitting in her office when the phone rang. “Ms. Ramirez? Your son, Raoul, was injured during football practice. His knee may be badly hurt. He is going to County General. Please go to the emergency room right away.” ...

Preventing Children's Sports Injuries

You can help protect your kids from being injured by following some simple guidelines: It's important for kids to use proper equipment and safety gear that is the correct size and fits well. For example, they should wear helmets for baseball, s...

Kid’S Sports Injuries: The Numbers Are Impressive :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

The picture of youth sports in America is changing. Youth athletes often begin their competitive sports careers as early as age seven, with some youth participating in organized sports activities as early as age four, if not sooner. With an estima...

A Guide To Safety For Young Athletes-Orthoinfo - Aaos

For young athletes, sports activities are more than play. Participation in athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline, and gives children valuable opportunities to learn teamwork. Because young athletes are still growi...

Preventing Injury In Children's Sports

Before school age, children should stay physically active and healthy through unstructured "free play." For preschool-aged children, "sports" classes that emphasize fun are a great way to introduce athletics without competition. Most older childre...

Youth - Kids Sports Injuries

40% of all youth (children, teenager and adolescent) injuries are sports-related. Overall, male and female injury rates are becoming equal due to a gradually increasing female participation rate. Injuries related to sports participation fall into ...

1.35 Million Youths A Year Have Serious Sports Injuries

Occasional bumps and bruises are expected when kids play sports, but for more than 1.35 million children last year a sports-related injury was severe enough to send them to a hospital emergency department. Sprains and strains, fractures, contus...

Youth Sports Injury Statistics

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), participation in organized sports is on the rise. Nearly 30 million children and adolescents participate in youth sports in the United States. This increase in play has led to some other sta...

Research Report: Changing The Culture Of Youth Sports (August 2014)

To better understand what young athletes, parents and coaches are confronted with in youth sports, Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 young athletes, 1,005 coaches and 1,000 parents. Despite greater public awareness about youth sports safety, we s...

Raising And Athlete: Preventing Sports Injuries In Children

Sports-related injuries are the leading cause of injury among adolescents. Dual-fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, Alfred Mansour, M.D., team physician for the NBA Houston Rockets, little league coach, parent of t...

Cricket Is Riskier Than You May Realise. This Article Surveys The Evidence And Offers Advice On Injury Avoidance | Sports Injury Bulletin

Sport-specific injury overview Cricket is riskier than you may realise. This article surveys the evidence and offers advice on injury avoidance Cricket is a major international sport played in more than 60 countries. The laws of cricket were draw...

Understanding Perceptions Of Injury Risk Associated With Playing Ju... - Pubmed - Ncbi

Preventing sports injuries in children is important, but there is limited information about children's perceptions of injury risk or their injury beliefs and attitudes. This study investigated injury risk perceptions in a sample of junior sports p...

Cricket - Preventing Injury - Better Health Channel

Cricket is one of the most popular sports played over the Australian summer. Although cricket is not a contact sport, injuries can and do occur, often due to overuse. Cricket is often played in the heat, so players and spectators need to be protec...

Is Bowling Workload A Risk Factor For Injury To Australian Junior Cricket Fast Bowlers? -- Dennis Et Al. 39 (11): 843 -- British Journal Of Sports Medicine

Objectives: To examine whether bowling workload is a risk factor for overuse injury to Australian junior cricket fast bowlers and to evaluate the appropriateness of current bowling workload guidelines. Methods: Forty four male fast bowlers (mean (...

Mouth And Dental Injuries In Children

Nearly 50 percent of children will have some type of injury to a tooth during childhood, many of which are preventable. Mouth injuries are also common. Tooth and mouth injuries often occur after a fall, sports injury, or fight. In most cases, too...

Most Common Dental Injuries In Youth Sports

If you had to guess, what sports do you think cause the most dental damage when it comes to oral health for kids? Yes, football has long-been a looming culprit of knocked-out teeth and bleeding mouths, and with football season quickly approachi...

Mouthguards In Sports Prevent Dental Injury -

It's estimated that around 30 million children are involved in organized sports throughout the US.  While these sports are important for building children's' confidence, team working skills, and physical endurance there is also an inherent risk of...

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Play Wise - Stop Sports Injury

Anusha RamAnusha Ram
With sports injuries on the rise among children, we should ensure they play safe and keep healthy