INFOGRAPHIC: The health risks of playing youth sports
High school and college sporting events have become major attractions, garnering acres of space in both print and electronic media. Unfortunately, injuries related to these sporting events hardly receive much attention in the media despite the fact that approximately 2.6 million young athletes (younger than 19 years) receive medical attention for injuries sustained during sports and recreational activities each year. The infographic below, created by Ohio University’s
Online Masters in Athletic Administration program, takes a closer look at this growing issue highlighting interesting fact and recommendations for prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries:
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