For more information on preventing sports injuries, please visit the following sites:

STOP Sports Injuries
“STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries campaign was initiated by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). The STOP Sports Injuries Campaign wants to be sure that you have all the information you need to keep kids in the game for life. Whether you are an athlete, coach, healthcare provider or parent, we have the sports injury prevention tips and tools to make sure safety is your first priority.”

Aspen Institute: Project Play
“The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. The summit convened sport leaders with those from health, philanthropy, media, industry and other realms to start a national conversation about how to give stakeholders--from parents to policy makers--the tools to build "Sport for All, Play for Life" communities.”

Upcoming events:
Keeping Kids in the Game for Life – STOP Sports Injuries Clinic
Thursday July 25, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM CDT
Gadsden City High School Auditorium
Keeping Kids In Game Clinic
GRMC, JSU, NEO, and GO is proud to bring you the Keeping Kids in the Game for Life - STOP Injuries program to educate our community about kids' sports injuries. The FREE program will teach preventive techniques to all involved in youth sports which will aims to decrease sports injuries acquired by children and teens in our community.

Of note: We aim to provide direction on safe and healthy athletic participation on this site. None of the information found at should be considered a substitute for speaking with a qualified healthcare provider.