Nebraska Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Joins Forces to Help Young Athletes Play Safe and Stay Healthy, March 2011
Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine has partnered with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association and Safe Kids USA to promote the STOP Sports Injuries campaign.
The campaign educates athletes, parents, trainers, coaches, and healthcare providers about the rapid increase in youth sports injuries, the necessary steps to help reverse the trend and the need to keep young athletes healthy. The STOP Sports Injuries campaign highlights include teaching proper prevention techniques, discussing the need for open communication between everyone involved in young athletes’ lives and encouraging those affected to sign The Pledge to be an advocate for sports safety. Learn more about the campaign at www.stopsportsinjuries.org