Physical inactivity is a risk factor for physical activity-related injuries in children.

@article{Bloemers2012PhysicalII,
  title={Physical inactivity is a risk factor for physical activity-related injuries in children.},
  author={Frank W Bloemers and Dorine C M Collard and Mai J M Chin A Paw and Willem van Mechelen and Jos W. R. Twisk and Evert Verhagen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={669-74}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the risk factors associated with injuries resulting from physical education (PE), leisure time physical activity (leisure time PA) and sports in 9-12-year-old children. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Primary schools. PARTICIPANTS Nine hundred and ninety-five children aged 9-12 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Injuries occurring during either PE class, leisure time PA or sports, and caused the child to at least stop the current activity were recorded… CONTINUE READING
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