How to prevent sports injuries in young athletes

Tips to ensure child safety and health while being highly active Photo by Metro Service/ContributedYoung athletes must take proper care of themselves when participating in vigorous sports activities. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Sports are a great tool to teach young people various lessons. Sports can instill a sense of teamwork and responsibility in youngsters while promoting a physically active lifestyle that can benefit kids into adulthood. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that roughly 30 million children participate in youth sports in the United States each year. Unfortunately, many of those young athletes suffer injuries while participating in sports. Injuries might be seen as an almost inevitable byproduct

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