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How to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports

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By Keren Perles

Each year in the U.S., over 38 million kids and teens take part in sports, and over 3.5 million children under age 15 need medical treatment due to sports injuries.

Lindsay Hansen, program manager of recreational safety at Safe Kids Worldwide, says some of the most common causes of sports injuries are often overlooked by parents and coaches. Here are her tips for a safe experience for your child.