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Injury prevention: The next sports frontier

Sports franchises lose a significant percentage of their investment each year to player injuries, some of which may be preventable.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 11:37am EDT

Tags: Med-Tek, Jeff Passan, tommy john surgery, noah frank

Fairfax honored for sports safety

Fairfax County Public Schools is getting national recognition for its commitment to the safety of its student athletes.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 03:42am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools, paula wolfson, concussions

Youth sports injuries highlighted in new report

Concussions, sprained ankles and torn knee ligaments are hazards of playing sports. And, they're also partly responsible for the 1.35 million children and teens who were admitted to emergency rooms for sports-related injuries in 2012, according to a new report.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 11:42am EDT

Tags: children, parenting, concussions, acl, thomas warren

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Pediatricians discourage trampoline use

Pediatricians want to see the family trampoline get bounced. An updated report from the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends that kids stay off trampolines at home.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:41am EDT

Tags: trampoline, parenting, andrew mollenbeck