Catastrophic Injuries in High School and College Sports
Human Kinetics, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 114 pages
Data compiled for the first time in one convenient source, this timely resource is based on results of more than 10 years of study by the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research. The authors discuss what types of injuries are most prevalent, who sustains the injuries, and why and where they occur. Unlike most of the material available in this area, Catastrophic Injuries in High School and College Sports includes both men's and women's individual and team sports.
The authors bring reality to the statistics by presenting case reports of catastrophic injuries at the high school and college level. Readers will learn
- how head and spine injuries occur;
Each chapter concludes with helpful references and tables of relevant statistics.
Catastrophic Injuries in High School and College Sports is the eighth volume in the HK Sport Science Monograph Series.