All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sports injuries’

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Protect Your Teen From Sports Injuries

Organized sports provide the opportunity for teens to build self-esteem, learn about teamwork, and understand the importance of exercise for good health. Sometimes, however, adolescents who participate in sports experience serious injuries. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published by the nonprofit organization Stop Sports Injuries, high school athletes experience about 2 million injuries every …

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How to Help Children Avoid Sports Injuries

Children are still growing into their bodies. Growth spurts and their over-exuberance can put them at risk for getting injured more easily and more often than adults. There’s also an increased risk of injury when children play together because of their different sizes and abilities. Adults can teach young athletes good habits to help them avoid injuries so that they …

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Stretches to Help Minimize Sports Injuries

If you lead an active lifestyle, you know that even a short time away from your exercise routine can make it harder to get back into the swing of things. And if you are going to take time off from your fitness regimen, you would likely rather do it on your own terms (while on vacation, for example) than be …

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