On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

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flag football tournaments 1473797330 1604527644 On Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recently published study provides a 25 year data analysis of emergency department visits for injuries from youth soccer and shows a year to year significant increase in injuries of all types, especially concussion
In spite of excellent efforts at rules changes, better equipment, and training methods injuries in youth soccer will still happen
A coach as first responder on the field of play is best equipped to provide basic injury recognition that will positively effect an athlete’s health

A comprehensive and well-conducted study on injury rates in youth soccer was published online yesterday in the journal Pediatrics…

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national youth football championships 1473797328 1274351728 On Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORESuccessful kids get excellent grades, right? They play at least one sport very well.
Successful kids do regular community service and, of course, take Advanced Placement courses. They attend the best colleges and attain great-paying jobs.
If you’ve ever envisioned this fairy-tale definition of kids’ success, it’s time to look beyond external measurements to the internal abilities that help children and teens learn to successfully pilot their own healthy and productive lives — today and as future adults…

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