Parents & Teachers:
Resources on Teens & Injury Prevention
There are many ways for teens to get injured – including sports, cars, dangerous behavior, and other activities. This page helps you recognize the risks your child faces so you can work to prevent avoidable teen injuries.
- Injury & Violence Prevention Center: This CDC Web site is devoted to preventing injuries among children and adolescence. It focuses on acute injury prevention, violence prevention, and unintentional injury prevention. It also includes resources such as A-Z injury topics, data and statistics, fact sheets, and publications.
- Childhood Sports Injuries & Their Prevention: This NIH fact sheet is written to educate parents about the risks of injury to children who play sports and what to do to prevent a sport-related injury. The document discusses some of the most popular sports-related injuries, sport-specific safety information, safety tips for all sports, and more.
- Disabled Sports USA: This Web site contains information about its nationwide sports rehabilitation programs for anyone who has a permanent physical disability.