Injury Prevention News & Information

 

Updated: April 8, 2014


Dirt bikes are a common factor in concussions for children in rural settings.

Causes of concussion differ between rural and urban settings

The key to preventing concussions may lie in knowing what the most common causes of these incidents are.

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Special training can help athletes avoid ACL injuries.

Special training can help prevent ACL injuries

4/8/2014

Anterior cruciate ligament injuries, or ACL injuries, are among the most critical mishaps that can occur in sports at any level... [ more ]

Are winter sports-related injuries on the rise?

Are winter sports-related injuries on the rise?

3/24/2014

When it comes to athletics, no time of year is free of injuries... [ more ]

 

Weight-bearing exercises can strengthen the bones of postmenopausal women.

Women who live longer need to prevent orthopaedic fracture

4/3/2014

Among those who are most at risk of developing osteoporosis are postmenopausal women... [ more ]

Defense Department releases concussion guide

Defense Department releases concussion guide

3/24/2014

Using information from sports medicine experts, the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center of the U.S. Department of Defense compiled a comprehensive guide on how to treat concussions and other mild head injuries... [ more ]

 

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