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How to keep young athletes playing healthy and strong

4:45 PM, Sep. 9, 2013
Injuries are common and knowing how to treat them can help your child get back on the field sooner.
Injuries are common and knowing how to treat them can help your child get back on the field sooner.
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Playing sports is great for kids. It teaches them the importance of teamwork, helps them stay physically active and creates positive habits that last a lifetime. An injury, however, can sideline young athletes for the season - or longer. A recent study by Safe Kids Worldwide identified measures that athletes, coaches and parents can take to prevent serious injuries so kids can stay in the game.

A sports injury sends a young athlete to the emergency room every 25 seconds in the U.S., according to the report "Game Changers." Made possible with support from Johnson & Johnson, the report takes an ...

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