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Health Issues

No sport is 100 percent safe. But there is much that parents, players and coaches can do to minimize young athletes’ risk of injury. Special consideration should be given to those athletes who suffer from any of conditions outlined in this table.

 

Last Updated
5/11/2013
Source
Caring for Your Teenager (Copyright © 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.