Kid's Sports and Related Injuries

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Sports related injuries amongst children are high, but most of the injuries can be prevented. When children enter a sport their bodies need to be properly conditioned to endure the rigor of the sport. Also having the proper amount of rest time for injuries is crucial; children need time to fully heal before they are allowed to continue on with their sport. Majority of parents and coaches want to see young athletes be successful. Most young children are impressionable and often want to please the adults surrounding them, so it is prominent that the adults do not push the child too much. The safety of young children is prominent when it comes to their involvement in sports, and with a combination of conditioning, rest, and support safety can be achieved. If a child is properly conditioned for his or her sport of choice, then he or she will be less likely to have an injury. Conditioning is very important when becoming a part of a sports team. Conditioning introduces the rigor of the sport and basic skills that are pertinent to one’s safety. Although attending conditioning is not always a requirement to try out for a sport’s team, it should be. Even though an athlete’s athleticism alone might be enough for them to qualify for the team, it is not enough to stop him or her from acquiring an injury. I have attended many conditionings for sports, and injury prevention was a major topic at every one. If coaches make it a requirement that all potential players attend conditioning,

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