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Sports Injuries and Children

Obviously, some sports are more dangerous than others. For example, contact sports such as football can be expected to result in a higher number of injuries than a noncontact sport such as swimming. However, all types of sports have a potential for injury, whether from the trauma of contact with other players or from overuse or misuse of a body part. Listed below are some sports injuries that are common in the growing child, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Statistics

Prevention

Overuse Conditions

Sprains and Strains

Tennis Elbow

Dislocations

Heat-Related Illnesses (Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke)

 
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