American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons Young Athletes

The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons Web Site has great information on injuries in young athletes.

Because young athletes are still growing, they are at a greater risk for injury than adults. The consequences of overdoing a sport can include injuries that impair growth, and may lead to long-term health problems.

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00056

 

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