Epidemiology of Pediatric Sports Injuries

Epidemiology of Pediatric Sports Injuries

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Focused on team sports like Baseball, Basketball, Gridiron Football, Ice Hockey, Rugby, and Soccer, this publication integratively reviews the existing data on the distribution and determinants of injury in children and youth athletes. Further, the book includes a chapter on the identification of the epidemiological approach and concludes with suggestions of injury prevention measures and guidelines for further research.Sliding injuries due to contact with the fixed base are relatively common and can be quite serious with ankle fractures and sprains and knee ... However, a highly significant dose-response relationship was found for shoulder pain as game pitches increased. ... that approximately 80% of the pitches thrown were breaking pitches (i.e. pitches that are thrown with the intention of deceiving Baseball 23 Pitchers.

Title:Epidemiology of Pediatric Sports Injuries
Author:Dennis John Caine, Nicola Maffulli
Publisher:Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers - 2005-01-01


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