Tips on Softball Injury Prevention
Softball participation has grown to about 400,000 players per year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. With increased participation, youth sports injuries are on the rise. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that many sports injuries are preventable in children.
Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention (STOP) is an organization focused on providing information and guidance on safe and healthy athletic participation. This article provides valuable insight and advice on preventing softball injuries: