Musculoskeletal

ACL Knee Injuries - An Ounce of Prevention is Priceless

Nearly a quarter of a million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur each year in North America in athletes who participate in h

Because Curlers Can Pull Muscles, Too

Among the things that a curling team would not seem to need, an official athletic trainer might rank with a beach umbrella and a maid to

How to Prevent a Pitching Sports Injuries

"The debate over youth pitching has shifted in recent years from what types of pitches youth pitchers should avoid to how many pitches ar

Young football players can learn how to limit injuries

As the nation's largest youth football organization, Pop Warner's decision to limit pregame contact to ward off head injuries that might

Knee injuries in women linked to motion, nervous system differences

Here's an interesting article that shows that men and women's motions are more different that we thought. 

Youth Sports Injuries by Dr. Peter Millett

Here is a fantastic presentation by Peter Millett MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Part 1

Dr. Peter J Millett, MD (drmillett.com), is a renowned orthopedic shoulder surgeon and sports medicine specialist in private practice at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. He is passionate about preserving, restoring and maintaining healthy joints. The rise and epidemic of youth sports injuries is a growing concern for Dr. Millett as emergency rooms see a continued increase in young athletes with sports related injuries.

Click here to view parts 2, 3 and 4.

New Youth Baseball Safety Recommendations

Play Ball Safely, With New Baseball Guidelines From Pediatricians:

 

ATSNJ Education Meeting Focuses on Sport Safety Issues

A panel of medical experts in the field of sports safety presented the latest scientific evidence, at the Athletic Trainers’ Society of N