How do you detect a concussion? What injuries are associated with what sport? How to prevent overuse or aid in recovery? Parents want their children to safely participate in sports.
Safe Kids Northeast Florida and its lead organization Wolfson Children's Hospital are pleased to provide the following information from the Safe Kids Worldwide Sports Safety Program. You'll find helpful information for parents, coaches and athletes, and specific sports injury prevention for a number of sports, all geared toward special considerations for the young athlete.
At the core of this effort is C-O-A-C-H-E-S -- an axiom for Conditioning, Overuse injury prevention, Advance planning, Concussion awareness, Hydration, Equipment, and Safety training. Learn how to keep kids healthy and active in sports, remember C-O-A-C-H-E-S.
Here are some additional fliers:
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine tips sheets by sport: