Sledding and tubing can be a great way to enjoy winter weather. Taking a few safety measures can help keep you and your kids safe on the hills this winter.
Although sledding is a popular winter pastime, it can unfortunately lead to serious injury. A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 1997-2007, an estimated 229,023 children and adolescents
Sports-related injuries are common in the US among adolescents. If your child participates in any of these sports, be sure to take the proper precautions.
Based on the mechanics of adaptive sports, there is a much higher risk of upper extremity and shoulder injury in athletes with physical disabilities. The best strategy for combating these injuries is appropriate injury prevention strategies and training.
The meniscus are two pieces of cartilage located in the knee joint that are responsible for cushioning and adding stability to the knee.
The shoulder is made up of three bones: the scapula (shoulder blade), the humerus (upper arm bone), and the clavicle (collarbone). The head (or top) of the humerus rests in a socket of the scapula called the glenoid. A soft rim of tissue called the labrum lines this socket.
Winter can be a time of great fun. However, these activities can lead to injuries. Following a few safety tips can help you and your family have a fun and safe winter.
Motorcycle-related fatalities and fatality rates have been increasing rapidly during the past decade in the US. Researchers recommend wearing helmets to reduce both fatal and non-fatal injuries.
Basketball is a popular youth sport in the United States. The large participation numbers, though, mean that thousands of children are injured in practices and games every year.
Football safety equipment should include a helmet with a NOCSAE seal, mouth guards, shoulder pads, football pants with pads, and football shoes with cleats.