Oct 23, 2013 Post By: Children's Health
A Parent's Guide to Cheerleading Safety
Three of the most common cheerleading injuries are discussed with ways to identify them and recognize when a medical curiosity specialist should be consulted.
Cheerleading is an intensely physical sport that includes fast paced floor routines, pyramid-building, lifting, tossing and being tossed. With the rise in youth cheerleading participation, the number of cheerleaders at risk for injury is also rising.
Following are three of the most common cheerleading injuries. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and promote cheer safety.