Saturday, February 4, 2012

Kids sports injuries

  • INDIANAPOLIS -- Kids playing contact sports are suffering too many blows to the head, and an advocacy group is calling for a hit count to total them up before its too late.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Typically, thigh muscle injuries are caused by a player overusing the muscle or being hit, and are a common occurrence in both adults and kids soccer.
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  • He loves them, but I'm concerned about sports injuries. Dear Reader: Playing sports is a great way for your teen to get regular exercise, meet other teens and learn teamwork. Of course, kids can get injured while playing sports.
  • (Daily Reflector)
  • Kids with pain that persists after a head injury should see a doctor before trying to play again. They also need medical attention for headaches that occur during or after exercise. •Unusual comments about a sport.
  • (Reading Eagle)
  • OTTAWA — The federal government will spend $1.5 million to help reduce concussions in kids' sports Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport to support efforts to reduce the rate and severity of sports-related head injuries.
  • (The Chronicle Herald)
  • documents a need for increased injury prevention efforts in many of the most popular activities for kids (walking, bicycling, swimming, sports and playground use) in the United States. Injury is the leading cause of death for young people in the U.S.
  • (EurekAlert)
  • This damage can have a practical effect, as kids who suffer multiple concussions have For more information about football injuries and other sports medicine topics, go to Dr. Geiers blog at
  • (The Post and Courier)
  • over the weekend. The kids learned a lot about baseball and even more about the Phillies shortstop.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • Trice is "a pretty heady kid; (he) picks up stuff real easy. He's a key guy right now as far as our subs." MSU basketball beat writer Shawn Windsor will answer your questions in a live chat at 3 p.m. Thursday at
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • with leg muscle bruises being most common in kids, Johnson and his colleagues reported in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • (Chicago Tribune)

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