Student Well-Being

Study Examines Injury Rates Among Middle School Athletes

By Bryan Toporek — July 07, 2014 1 min read

Middle school athletes of both genders are less likely to sustain injuries than their high school or collegiate counterparts, but female student-athletes in the middle grades are at significantly higher risk of mild injury during practices than games, according to a new study published online in the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.