Sports-related injuries in children. A study of their characteristics, frequency, and severity, with comparison to other types of accidental injuries.

@article{Tursz1986SportsrelatedII,
  title={Sports-related injuries in children. A study of their characteristics, frequency, and severity, with comparison to other types of accidental injuries.},
  author={Anne Tursz and Monique Crost},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={294-9}
}
In 1981 to 1982, within a 1 year period, details were recorded of children aged 0 to 15 years and 3 months, who were treated for accidental injury in a French health care district; 789 sports-related accidents were registered, representing 11% of all accidents. Sports areas were the leading sites of accident among children over age 12. Out-of-school sports accidents were more frequent among boys, but boys and girls had similar injury rates in school physical education. Compared to home, school… CONTINUE READING

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