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Medscape Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine eJourn. 2001;5(2) 

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Conclusion

The growing sporting child is unique. Children are susceptible to injury as a result of their skeletal makeup, their psychological immaturity, and their lack of experience in sports. They may also be victims of poor coaching or training and parental misunderstanding. The role of healthcare professionals is to educate coaches, parents, and children regarding the risks of injury in the hope that children may enjoy their childhood through sport participation and avoidance of serious injury.

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