Sports Medicine Athletic Training in Montana

by ih-mis admin
Sports safety and the health of student athletes has increased over the past 20 years. The media and social media have heightened awareness of these safety concerns resulting in a rise of healthcare professionals in the high school and youth sports settings. • 48% of youth sport athletes have been found to have at least one injury during an athletic season. • 65% of injuries in youth sports are minor and if managed properly, will not become serious (Patel & Nelson, 2000).