Nov 21, 2013 Post By: Children's Health
A Parent's Guide to Basketball Safety
Basketball is the sport of choice for millions of children. Fifteen percent (in the 5-15 age range) encounter a sport-related injury or health risk.
Following are the most common basketball injuries and health risks requiring treatment. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and promote safety.
Sports requiring continuous activity, like basketball, can bring on exercise-induced asthma.
An athlete’s performance can be impacted by even mild dehydration. Severe dehydration can dangerously increase an athletes heart rate.