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Nearly 30 million children participate in organized sports each year and every year 3.5 million children are treated for sports injuries. There are many general practices that can help families and their children prevent a majority of these sports related injuries, however many of them are often ignored and overlooked.

The sports medicine team at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago along with Kohl’s Cares has put together a really fun and informative sports safety graphic along with a guide of general tips for preventing common injuries for children participating in school sports. Enjoy.

sports safety infographic

Let’s try to keep our kids safe this year, okay?

Earnest Parenting: help for parents who want to assess sports and sports injuries accurately.