Protecting our youth athletes isn’t a simple task. With so many things going on and pressures from coaches coming from all directions to make sure that they are putting all their effort into that sport or that team. It is important for parents, coaches and others to look out for these athletes and make sure that we aren’t overworking our young athletes.
This is where the role of the athletic trainer can be huge. These professionals can help make sure an athlete takes some down time to let their body recovery. At the same time they can spot trends to prevent chronic injury for a youth athlete. Check it out.