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Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and are a big concern in youth sports. According to their website the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that children are more likely to get a traumatic brain injury, including concussion, and take longer to recover than adults.
This is a guest post by Eddie D. Shackleford
Youth flag football is a very good sport for young kids today. It is very inexpensive to play, requiring only the most basic of sports equipment. It is also a productive, positive and healthy diversion for our youth.
There are, however safety precautions to be taken while playing this sport. First and perhaps foremost is to keep the child hydrated at all times.
[This is a guest post by Bryon Blandin of MamboSports.com]
Injuries may be part of the game when you are playing youth sports, but that does not mean that you have to accept them as an inevitability for your child. Whether your child chooses to join a volleyball club, youth football or basketball team, or be part of your local soccer club, sprains, bruises, and scrapes are always a threat, but there are ways to reduce these risks. By taking the following precautions, you can allow your child to participate fully, and stay active in team youth sports, while you worry less about potential injuries.
Although the flag football rules for kids are designed with safety in mind, there still remains an inherent risk of injury as with any athletic sport. There are many reasons sports injuries can occur. In this article we examine one in particular; lack of safety equipment.