Catastrophic injuries in junior high and high school wrestling
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  • Wrestling -- Accidents -- United States,
  • School sports -- Accidents -- United States

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Statementby Julie Irene Laudermilk.
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Paginationiv, 43 leaves
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL13596817M

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By Lisa Esposito HealthDay Reporter. FRIDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- High school and youth football players sustained 14 brain injuries with long-lasting damage in -- the highest number in more than 25 years -- and this is a "major problem," a new report claims. This chapter reviews and summarizes the sparse research on direct catastrophic injuries in high school sports. A direct catastrophic injury is defined as a sport injury that resulted from participation in the skills of a sport, and resulted in a fatality or in a nonfatal brain or spinal cord injury, or skull or spinal by: 2. In high school and college football, 69% of reported fatalities between and were due to head injuries, with a further % attributed to cervical spine injuries [22].Author: Frederick O Mueller. Boden, et al. [7] reviewed the NCCSIR data between and found that 34 out of 35 catastrophic injuries were seen in high school, and the remaining one in a collegiate athlete, in line with.

Every year, millions of teenagers participate in high school sports. An injury to a high school athlete can be a significant disappointment for the teen, the family, and the coaches. The pressure to play can lead to decisions that may lead to additional injury with long-term effects. High school sports injuries can cause problems that require. During this 30 year period, there were 1, direct catastrophic injuries in high school and college sports. High school sports were associated with fatalities, non-fatal and serious injuries for a total of 1, High school females accounted for two deaths, 23 disability, and 23 serious direct Size: KB. For each of the past 20 years, the number of football-related brain injuries resulting in permanent disability at the high school level has remained in the single digits. But now, experts say the tally has risen to as high as 13 in recent years, which is the highest number on record since scientists began collecting catastrophic brain injury data.   The incidence of catastrophic head injuries in football is dramatically higher at the high school level than at the college level, according to a study published in the July issue of The American.