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Bone and Joint Action Week

Celebrate Bone and Joint Action Week & World PB& J Day!

Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Article featuring POSNA members sheds light on the dangers of specializing in one sport.

Reducing Injury Risk in Youth Sports

Another NYT article on youth sports and how to reduce injuries.

How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports

NYT article on the changes in youth sports and how to avoid burnout.

AAP & POSNA Release a List of 5 Things Physicians & Patients Should Question

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, today released a list of specific orthopaedic tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary.

State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

Study: sports-related concussion symptoms linger twice as long for adolescent girls

Study finds that adolescent women experience concussion symptoms twice as long as males.

Knee surgery rates soaring among teen girls

The average annual knee surgery rate for teen girls rose by 59%

New Advice to Move More After a Concussion

New guidelines suggest that young athletes should return to physical activity within a day or two after concussion injuries.

Inactive teens develop lazy bones, study finds

Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new study.

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