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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Dr. Scott Smith on KVUE Discusses Spike in Adult Injuries in Teen Football Players

Dr. Scott Smith was interviewed by KVUE anchor and medical reporter, Jim Bergamo last week about adult-type injuries on the uptick in teen football players.

Why the spike?

Dr. Smith told KVUE bigger body sizes and year-round, more intense training are the culprits causing serious injuries like ACL tears and fractures.

Stop Sports Injuries has some great tips for parents to help their children avoid these sometimes devastating injuries. 

You can watch the entire story here in case you missed it. 

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