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Living with Sports Injuries
     

Living with Sports Injuries

by Clifford D. Stark
 

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Each year, approximately 30 million students participate in organized sports in the United States, and an estimated 20 percent experience sports-related injuries. Most sports injuries are caused by overuse, such as excessive stress on a muscle or bone, or acute, sudden trauma.

Living with Sports Injuries provides a crash course in the causes and types of sports

Overview

Each year, approximately 30 million students participate in organized sports in the United States, and an estimated 20 percent experience sports-related injuries. Most sports injuries are caused by overuse, such as excessive stress on a muscle or bone, or acute, sudden trauma.

Living with Sports Injuries provides a crash course in the causes and types of sports injuries, their treatment and prevention, and much more. This book examines the most common sports injuries, including those to the head and neck, shoulder, elbow, hip, and other areas of the body. Living with Sports Injuries uses case studies and dramatized real-life examples to illustrate the everyday risks and health consequences of teen sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816078486
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Series:
Teen's Guides Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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