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NBC Rock Center: Youth Sports Concussion

Tonight (May 9th) at 9pm, NBC's Rock Center is presenting a Special on Youth Sports Concussions.  Below are a few clips from this show.

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Sun Scare: Kids With Melanoma

Athletes are in the sun all the time.

APP: Athletic Trainers are the First Line of Defense with High School Injuries

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.”

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Phil Hossler: Athletic trainers are at the forefront of sport safety initiatives

April is Youth Sports Safety month, and more than 38 million U.S. children and adolescents participate in sports each year.

What are the most dangerous high school sports?

Ever get the question what is the most dangerous sport in high schools?

Survey: Many Coaches Misinformed About Youth Sports Safety Risks

Here is an article that surveyed coaches and parents about player safety and player injuries.

MIND GAMES: Alarm over brain health supplements marketed to young athletes with concussions

With concussions on the rise and getting the media's attention, people want a "quick fix." However, there is no quick fix to concussions.

20 Things to Know About Athletic Trainers

Here is a great article highlighting the top 20 things to know about athletic training.

April is Youth Sports Safety Month - Help Prevent Youth Sports Injuries

More than five million kids under the age of 18 suffer a sports related injury each year with approximately half of these due to overuse,

Youth Sports Injuries by Dr. Peter Millett

Here is a fantastic presentation by Peter Millett MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Part 1

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.

Click here to view parts 2, 3 and 4.

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