August 14, 2014
Safe Kids President and CEO Kate Carr discusses our new sports safety report with USA Today. In 2013 young athletes made 1.24 million trips to the emergency room because of sports related injuries, that’s 3,400 every day.
A recent research report by Safe Kids Worldwide uncovered cultural norms within youth sports that need to be addressed by players, parents and coaches in order to reduce injuries. You can read the full story here.
For more information about sports injuries in young athletes, please see our latest research report, and to keep your kids safe check out our sports safety tips.