Sports injuries in school-age athletes
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Published by W.B. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Sports injuries -- Child,
  • Sports injuries -- Adolescent,
  • Musculoskeletal system -- injuries -- Child,
  • Musculoskeletal system -- injuries -- Adolescent,
  • Musculoskeletal diseases -- Child,
  • Musculoskeletal diseases -- Adolescent,
  • Osteochondrosis,
  • Down syndrome

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Edition Notes

StatementCarl L. Stanitski, guest editor.
SeriesOrthopedic clinics of North America -- v. 34, no. 3
ContributionsStanitski, Carl L.
The Physical Object
Pagination[ix] p., p. [329]-474 :
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23383513M

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Athletes of all ages need to rest between practices, games and events. A lack of sleep and muscle fatigue predispose an athlete to injury, says Lee. In fact, the most common injuries seen in young athletes are overuse injuries — too many sports and not enough rest. Along these same lines, parents should also plan an offseason for their.   Introduction. Cleveland_Clinic_Host: Children between the ages of 5 to 14 years old account for nearly 40 percent of all sports-related injuries treated in hospital emergency your child breaks an arm or leg, you know the emergency room will assess the injury and help arrange the orthopaedic care needed.   Groups in four states are pushing to raise the age for tackle football and do more to protect young athletes from traumatic brain injuries. Former high school linebacker Brody Kieft, now Athletes who specialized in one sport were twice as likely to report previously sustaining a lower-extremity injury while participating in sports (46%) than athletes who did not specialize (24%). In addition, specialized athletes sustained 60 percent more new lower-extremity injuries during the study than athletes who did not specialize.

Most studies of sports-related injuries have been investigations of specific injuries resulting from specific, organized sports at the high school, college, or professional level. This study documented all types of sports-related injuries received by all school-aged children in a . tion data for 15 sports showed that the overall reported concussion rate doubled from to concussions per 1, athletic exposures 1 between the and academic years (Hootman et al., ). Among youth ages 19 and under, the reported number of individuals treated for concussions and other nonfatal, sports- and recreation-related TBIs increased from , to . Most injuries in school occur during sport. To explore the impact of sports injury in supervised school sport. A prospective study of sports injury in children of secondary school age presenting. Overuse injuries such as stress fractures, tendinitis, bursitis, apophysitis and osteochondral injuries of the joint surface were rarely seen when children spent more time engaging in free play. The following risk factors predispose young athletes to overuse injuries: Sport specialization at a young age. Imbalance of strength or joint range of.

Sports-specific studies, for example skiing, baseball, skating, tennis or gymnastics, all have similar conclusions regarding safety barriers or run-offs, adequate supervision, appropriate warm ups and protective equipment. 15,– Many guidelines are already in existence to help limit injuries, as published by Sports Coach UK, for example. Concussions are more likely in high school age athletes, especially those participating in football and other contact sports. One study concluded that the risk of concussion is also higher in girls. Concussions are to be treated so seriously that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children who experience multiple. Recommendation 1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, taking account of existing surveillance systems and relevant federal data collection efforts, should establish and oversee a national surveillance system to accurately determine the incidence of sports-related concussions, including those in youth ages 5 to Get this from a library! Sports medicine: the school-age athlete. [Bruce Reider;] -- Intended for orthopaedic surgeons, paediatricians, and family physicians, this book offers practical information on providing optimal care for competitive young athletes, from childhood to college.