What are the most common sports injuries in children? Is there a difference between boys and girls?
What are the most common injuries in children? Do boys and girls have different susceptibility to sports injuries?
The most common injuries in children playing sports are scratches and bruises, sprains, and muscle strains. Broken bones do occur and so do concussions. Girls tend to get more knee injuries than boys, and are more susceptible to heat exhaustion and concussions. Proper training and conditioning is essential.