The Asbury Park Press (April 28, 2012) - When it comes to the role of athletic trainers in high schools, Eric Nussbaum asks a valid question.
“Would you send your kid to a pool or the beach without a lifeguard?” said the athletic trainer from Colts Neck High School and president of the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey. “Why would you think about letting your kid participate in sports without proper supervision? We are the lifeguards of the sporting community.”
Here is a fantastic presentation by Peter Millett MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Peter J Millett, MD (drmillett.com), is a renowned orthopedic shoulder surgeon and sports medicine specialist in private practice at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. He is passionate about preserving, restoring and maintaining healthy joints. The rise and epidemic of youth sports injuries is a growing concern for Dr. Millett as emergency rooms see a continued increase in young athletes with sports related injuries.