Three Things Organizers and Coaches Can Do to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports
HSS sports clinician Joseph Janosky MS, PT, ATC, explained how organizers could prevent youth sports injuries in an article by LeagueApps.
Janosky explained that adding injury prevention as part of a coach's evaluation could be helpful.
"We know that over 90 percent of parents are seriously or extremely concerned with the safety of their children engaged in sports. An organizer who includes injury prevention in evaluations can then offer that as an example of their thoughtful, systematic response," he said.
"Look at movement quality, make sure rest and recovery are emphasized and actively incorporated into training, making sure hydration levels are high and footwear is appropriate," Janosky noted.
Read the full article at blog.leagueapps.com.