VINCERA FOUNDATION

STOP Sports Injuries

Vincera Foundation has joined the American Orthopaedic Society’s STOP Sports Injuries campaign!

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) initiated STOP Sports Injuries to prevent overuse and trauma injuries among young athletes. Other founding partner organizations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, SAFE Kids USA, the Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Vincera Foundation distributes STOP Sports Injury information and materials about youth sports injuries and overuse prevention. STOP Sports Injuries wants to be sure that you have all the information you need to keep kids in the game for life. To help keep kids in the game for life, STOP Sports Injuries targets the sports that have the highest rates of overuse and trauma injuries. Check out their helpful tip sheets to learn about how to stay safe when playing sports.  Explore, discover and share what you learn with fellow athletes, parents, coaches or healthcare providers.

Sports Specific Injury Prevention Tip Sheets:
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cycling
Dance
Field Hockey
Figure Skating
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Hockey
Inline Skating
Lacrosse
Martial Arts
Rowing
Rugby
Running
Skiing & Snowboarding
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
Issue Specific Injury Prevention Tip Sheets:
ACL Injuries
When Play is Too Much
Coaches – Teaching Kids Safe Ways to Participate
Coaches – Working with Difficult Parents
Concussions
Conditioning Tips
Female Athlete Triad
Hydration Issues
Knee Injuries for Children & Teens
Overuse Injuries
Parents – Encourage Success in Young Athletes
Parents – When Play is Too Much
Parents – Prevent and Spot Sports Injuries
Sports Nutrition
Youth Strength Training

STOP Sports Injuries is geared towards providing guidance on healthy and safe athletic participation and should not be considered a replacement for speaking with your physician, athletic trainer or other qualified healthcare provider.  Visit www.stopsportsinjuries.org for more information.

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