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Kids Sports Injuries

Concussion Risks Should be Top of Mind

Deborah Hersman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports
Deborah Hersman

We are often reminded that life is not measured by the number of times we fall down, but by the number of times we pick ourselves up. No one, perhaps,...

The Coach Who Played the Role of a Doctor

Fred Engh | Posted 09.02.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

Obviously, not all youth football coaches are frustrated, never-made-it-to-the-next-level guys. But a great number are, and they are out there on football fields across America preaching the need to win at all costs to kids as young as 5 years old.

A Tragedy That Never Should Have Happened

Fred Engh | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

A few years ago, I was asked by the ABC television news show 20/20 to be interviewed about issues involving safety in youth sports. They were doing a report on the heartbreaking story of a child who began playing baseball in the first grade.

Kids' Dance Injuries On The Rise

Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 03/29/2013 12:55 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily All the leaps, lifts and turns that ...

More Kids Going To E.R. For Swimming Injuries

Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents

By: Linda Thrasybule, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor Published: 04/01/2013 01:51 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily More kids are going to the emergency...

A Lifesaving Piece Of Technology To Get Excited About, From Katie Linendoll (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

Technology isn't just fun and games. Tech expert Katie Linendoll showed me a new gadget that can save children's lives when she visited me on Mondays ...

The Danger for Children in School Sports

Chloe Spencer | Posted 05.04.2012 | Parents
Chloe Spencer

This is where you come in. Look into your child's sports. Check up on their health, on their coach, on how often they have practice. You have to be persistent! But you may just end up saving your child's ankle, leg, arm, or even his or her life.