Most goal post related injuries in youth soccer happen when a child or adult climbs on or hangs from the crossbar of an unsecured, unattended or improperly anchored goal, causing the goal to tip over. Even something as simple as a gust of wind can topple an unsecured goal. To
With youth soccer participation at an all-time high, it’s important to avoid the potential dangers of dropping off and picking up your player. When parking lots get crowded, kids are rushing around to make their games and cars are zooming around for parking spots, make safety the number one concern.
Injuries can happen at the worst possible times: shortly after the opening whistle of the first game of the season, at practice just before the championship game or just as a player is hitting their stride. To reduce the chance of getting injured, keep the following nine tips in mind:
Most people never experience a concussion in soccer or if they do, they may not even know they had one. But identifying and properly treating a concussion is something to take very seriously in order to avoid complications in the future. The types of symptoms a kid could experience from
Center for Disease Control Aside from being one of the most dangerous injuries a young athlete can suffer, concussions are also hard to recognize and can have negative long term effects. Symptoms can show up immediately, hours, days or sometimes even months after the bump, blow or jolt that caused