ERIC Number: ED230544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr-8
Reference Count: 0
Injuries to the Young Athlete.
Sandusky, Jane C.
A review of literature on the incidence and nature of injuries to young athletes is presented on the topics of: (1) physiological characteristics of preadolescents, adolescents, and young adults; (2) musculo-skeletal changes in the growing athlete; (3) epiphyseal injuries and their potential for resulting in temporary or permanent impairment; (4) special thermoregulatory/nutritional problems of young athletes; (5) psychological impact of early athletics; and (6) prevention of injuries and reduction of risk in sport activities. (JD)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adolescents, Adults, Adventitious Impairments, Athletes, Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise Physiology, Injuries, Motor Reactions, Muscular Strength, Nutrition, Physical Development, Preadolescents, Sport Psychology, Stress Variables, Training Objectives
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Minneapolis, MN, April 7-11, 1983).