Youth Sports Injuries Infographic
Many parents today are questioning whether competitive sports are worth it, when they subject young children to possible serious injury.
But while nearly 30 million American children play sports annually, only 775,000 youth ages 14 and under are treated in emergency rooms with sport-related injuries each year.
The infographic below gives some stats on youth sports injuries. For example, did you know that 62% of injuries in organized youth sports occur during practice, instead of the game.
So, how can your child avoid them? Check the inforgraphic out to see six ways in general to keep your child injury free.