Factors Associated With Youth Athlete Injury Risk

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Young athletes have a significant risk of injury. A recent study questioned whether specific factors could be associated with increased levels of risk.

Presented at the
2013 American Academy
of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, the study featured 1,206 athletes aged 8–18. Participants completed a questionnaire that asked about sports specialization; stage of puberty; and height and weight. Researchers collected the same data on the athletes every 6 months for 3 years.

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