Sports Injuries in Children

Here are some risk factors related to sports injuries in children:

  1. Children who are less developed than a more mature child of the samd age and weight are at increased risk for injury.
  2. Sports-related injury severity increases with age.
  3. Before puberty, girls suffer more sports injuries more severely than girls.
  4. During puberty, boys suffer more injuries more severely than girls.
  5. Children who are just beginning a sport or activity are at greater risk for injury.
Michael C. Geraci Jr.

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