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Lessons learned from the pros, CHOP research will inform concussion prevention, diagnosis and treatment for kids.
Parents sometimes ask me how to safely develop their child into a great athlete. My response sometimes surprises them. I say, "Don’t specialize too soon". It is not good from an injury risk perspective, and it is not good for long-term athletic development.
Read more for a round-up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.
As we continue cheering on our Olympians, this Flashback Friday post revisits some previous posts on sports-related injuries, including extreme athleticism in girls, injuries in Special Olympians, and concussions in youth soccer.
Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.
In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) provide round-up of newsworthy items related to child injury prevention at the end of each month.
Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Jaclyn Caccese, PhD, who shares some insights from her research on current initiatives in the youth soccer world on the appropriateness of heading.
Learn how officials play an important role in preventing injury in youth ice hockey, including concussions, in this informative post.
Watching the elite female athletes during these Olympic games has been beyond exciting. While the often extreme fitness and diet regiments of the athletes may suggest robust health, one topic parents should be aware of is that female athletes, through an imbalance of nutrition and hormones, are at both short- and long-term risk for poor bone health. I reached out to my sports medicine colleague, Naomi Brown, for more perspective.