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Sports and Exercise Safety

Sports and Exercise Safety

Resources

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.gov
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc
The website of NCIPC contains a variety of injury prevention information.

American College of Sports Medicine
http://www.acsm.org
This site has tips on staying safe while playing sports and exercising.

National Youth Sports Safety Foundation
http://www.nyssf.org
This organization offers a newsletter with helpful safety tips and facts about sports injury prevention.

National Athletic Trainers' Association
http://www.nata.org
This site contains information on certified athletic trainers and tips on preventing and healing sports injuries.

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