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Injury prevention in youth sports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19005358     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sport is the principal cause of injury in children and adolescents. Youth participation in organized athletics is estimated to be 45 million in the United States alone. These injuries influence health and fitness and have socioeconomic impact. Many injuries can be prevented. This article outlines the efficacy of current injury prevention strategies in youth sports through the use of educational programs, rule changes in baseball and hockey, safety equipment, and conditioning programs.
Authors:
Jake D Veigel; Michael D Pleacher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current sports medicine reports     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1537-8918     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-13     Completed Date:  2009-02-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101134380     Medline TA:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  348-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Massachusetts Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Athletic Injuries / prevention & control*
Child
Female
Health Education / methods*,  organization & administration*
Health Promotion / methods*,  organization & administration*
Humans
Male
Physical Fitness*
United States
Young Adult

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