From 2005-06 through 2010-11, over 1.5 million high school basketball players were treated in emergency departments with basketball-related injuries, and an additional one million were treated by athletic trainers.
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April 23, 2014
April 14, 2014
Youth-athletes from higher-income families are 68 percent more likely to suffer serious overuse injuries compared to lower-income athletes, according to a new study.
April 10, 2014
Dr. James Andrews suggested in an interview that year-round baseball is the No. 1 cause for the rise in baseball pitchers of all ages undergoing Tommy John surgery.
March 25, 2014
A Los Angeles jury last week found football-helmet maker Riddell not responsible for a head injury suffered by a former student-athlete while wearing one of the company's helmets.
March 15, 2014
A former Minnesota high school hockey player who was left paralyzed after severing his spinal cord during a game in late 2011 will be the star of his prom this spring.
January 13, 2014
From the 2005-06 through 2011-12 school years, U.S. high school athletes who participated in football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, baseball, and softball sustained an estimated 820,691 shoulder injuries.
November 26, 2013
Middle and high school student-athletes in Massachusetts suffered more than 4,400 sports-related head injuries during the 2012-13 school year, according to data from the state health department.
November 17, 2013
A Missouri high school football player passed away from a brain injury he sustained during a game on Oct. 31.
November 12, 2013
A high school football player died only two days after sustaining a traumatic brain injury during a playoff game.
November 11, 2013
High school athletes of both genders were found to be far more likely to suffer ACL injuries in competitions than in practices, however.