Oct 3, 2013
Post By: Children's Health
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends young athletes limit training in one sport to a maximum of five days a week, with at least one day off from organized physical activity.
While a day of rest, using the correct gear, staying hydrated and following coaches rules will go a long way in keeping your young athlete safe; bumps, bruises, twists and muscle strains can affect all areas of the body.
The recommended treatment response is the PRICE formula:
Athletes should see a pediatrician or pediatric sports medicine physician if any of these symptoms are present:
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