ERIC Number: EJ596217
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Injury Patterns in Selected High School Sports: A Review of the 1995-1997 Seasons.
Powell, John W.; Barber-Foss, Kim D.
Journal of Athletic Training, v34 n3 p277-84 Jul-Sep 1999
Described injury patterns in 10 high school sports, identifying risk as measured by observed injury patterns. Certified athletic trainers recorded data daily on observed injuries over two academic years. Results indicated an inherent risk of injury associated with participation in certain sports and activities of the players. Therefore, injury-prevention programs should be in place for both practices and games. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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