The safety of sports programs for child and teen athletes is an ongoing concern. It’s clear that kids should be free to have fun and explore their athletic potential to its fullest extent. When the participants enjoy sports, memories are made, championships earned, and important lessons are learned.
At the same time, parents, youth sports league leadership, coaches, teachers, and the athletes themselves all have a vested interest in minimizing injuries. The question is whether those who are involved can maximize enjoyment and competitiveness while minimizing the number and severity of injuries to athletes. Read More>>