Youth Sports

Sun Scare: Kids With Melanoma

Athletes are in the sun all the time. Are we as parents, coaches, and Atheltic Trainers making sure they are wearing sunscreen? 

What are the most dangerous high school sports?

Ever get the question what is the most dangerous sport in high schools? Here is an article that answers that question.

Survey: Many Coaches Misinformed About Youth Sports Safety Risks

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

The Biggest Sport Health Hazards Kids Face

Here's an article that points out that head injuries can happen in any sport, not just football.

Knee injuries in women linked to motion, nervous system differences

Here's an interesting article that shows that men and women's motions are more different that we thought. 

Catastrophic Brain Injuries Hit All-Time High in H.S. Football

Here is an article on the stunning results from the University of North Carolina's National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Researc

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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