MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.The study, published Monday in Pediatrics, dug into...A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone.A concussion expert at the University of North Carolina teamed with other head-trauma researchers to develop...If your kid plays a sport, you might want to download this app.
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The days of being a well-rounded athlete are quickly becoming ancient history.Today's young jocks are...Kids who played multiple sports were injured less often than their one-sport focused peers.
Watch a video on how to avoid children's sports injuries.Leave it to the real doctors, Dr. Mom! Credit: Corbis Can you move your arm? Then it's not broken. Can you count how many fingers someone is holding up? Then you don't have...Survey: Parents admit they don't know enough about sports-related injuries.
Whether from sports or play, kids are getting more injuries from running. Credit: Getty Listen to your mothers, boys and girls, and slow down. You might hurt yourselves. Don't make Mommy cite fresh research from the Center for...Your mom is right. Slow down, or you might hurt yourself.
Is your son forgetful after taking a huge hit during the game? It could be a concussion. Credit: GettyDoes your daughter spend all day yawning, yet she swears she made her bedtime curfew? Does your son protest he seriously doesn't remember what...Your teen may not just be acting spacey. A concussion could be to blame.
Serious basketball-related injuries can be life-threatening. Credit: Getty ImagesIf your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with...If your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with the resultant trips to the emergency room. Study shows that the types of injuries young athletes are getting into are more serious than ever.
What's the most dangerous sport for high school girls? It's not what you might guess. It's not soccer, softball, or even kickboxing -- it's cheerleading. It turns out, according to a new report, that cheerleading accounts for nearly two thirds of all...
Team sports are an excellent way for kids to get exercise, learn a new skill, and become a better team player. But sports are also inherently risky. Some parents may worry that their child will get hurt during play, and it can be hard to know how to...