Sports Safety – Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates

Sports Safety – Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates
October 3, 2012 GAMEBREAKER
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In the United States, about 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports, and more than 3.5 million injuries each year, which cause some loss of time of participation, are experienced by the participants. Almost one-third of all injuries incurred in childhood are sports-related injuries. By far, the most common injuries are sprains and strains.

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