Contact sports contribute to over 600,000 injuries per year.
— The New York Times
More than one in 10 children are injured playing sports annually.
— Stanford Children's Health
4 in 10 ER visits for kids age 5-14 are for sports-related injury.
—ABC News
In 2018, 1.35 million children had a severe sports-related injury.
—USA Today
One of the most common sports injuries is chronic repetitive stress.
—Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Injuries we only used to see in adults are now happening at the pediatric level.
—Dr. Jeremy Frank, Memorial Healthcare
Kids today are increasingly likely to play their chosen sport year-round.
- John Hopkins Medicine
Athletes specialized in one sport are at a significantly higher risk for serious overuse injuries.